Alimentos ProcesadosJun. 11, 2018
Israel: Importaciones de alimentos superaron los US$ 6 mil millones en 2017
Israelis a net importer of all major categories of food products. In 2017, imports of agricultural products reached $6.1 billion, while imports of consumer-oriented agricultural products totaled $2.5 billion in 20163.The retail food market faces slow growth, limited competition, and high prices.
Israeli food prices are 19 percent higher than the OECD average; Israeli citizens spend more than 16.7 percent of their income on food and beverages. As a result, the Government of Israel is pursuing lower custom fees, increasing import quotas for specific food products, and implementing new regulations to promote competition in the sector and mitigate the high cost of living.