After presenting the Bank of Israel report to President Yitzhak Herzog, the Bank’s Governor, Prof. Amir Yaron, will address his findings in detail tomorrow (Thursday) and answer all the burning questions at the Jerusalem Post’s London Conference.
The report showed that gross domestic product grew by 8.2% in 2021 and 6.4% per capita, while in the fourth quarter of the year the GDP reached a level consistent with its growth trend before the corona crisis. The outbreak of the corona, when the broad unemployment rate dropped significantly and the number of job vacancies was high.
Yaron will also address, among other things, Israel’s economic challenges, and explain how the energy and food crisis will affect the cost of living. In addition, it will clarify where inflation can reach in the coming year, and whether we are on the way to raising interest rates in the economy.
The “London Conference” will be held at the Tottenham Football Club in London, and will deal with the global fight against anti-Semitism, the challenges of the Jewish world, the creation of new business opportunities through innovation, tolerance and sport.
The keynote speakers at the conference, besides Yaron, include: Avigdor Lieberman, Minister of Finance; Joaz Handel, Minister of Communications; Ayelet Shaked, Minister of the Interior; Pnina Temanu Sheta, Minister of Aliyah; Neil Wigan, British Ambassador to Israel; Ron Lauder, President of the Jewish Congress; Michael Andrew Gov., a British politician who is a member of the Conservative Party who serves as Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government in Boris Johnson’s cabinet; Aaron Kayak, the special envoy of the Biden administration to monitor anti-Semitism; Nir Tzuk, founder of Palo Alto; Dr. Michael Mirelshvili, Businessman and Philanthropist, President of the St. Petersburg Jewish Congress; Katrina von Schnirbein, First European Coordinator of the Anti-Semitism Commission; Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom; Scott Saunders, Founder and Chair of the British March , A former international banker and businessman; Sir Michael Robertson, Chairman of the British Olympic Association, Yael Arad, Chairman of the Olympic Committee.
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