The Bank of Israel's Composite State-of-the-Economy Index for March 2013 increased by 0.1%. The Composite State-of-the-Economy Index for February increased by 0.2%.
The increase in the Index this month is lower than that of the first two months of the year. The increase in the Index this month reflects increases in industrial production, and in the trade revenue and services revenue indices.
In contrast, the indices of goods exports and services exports, consumer products imports, and imports of manufacturing inputs declined.