Cayman Islands Is Israel’s Third Largest Source of Foreign Investment

The third most common source of foreign investment in Israel is the Cayman Islands, according to the Israeli government’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS).


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Entities registered in the caribbean territory provided $6 billion, or 6.6% of all foreign funding, to Israel ventures in 2016, the most recent year for which data is available. The only countries that beat the Cayman Islands were the U.S. with 16.8% and the Netherlands with 12%.


The Cayman Islands. Photo: Getty The Cayman Islands. Photo: Getty The few other countries listed as “significant sources” of foreign direct investment are Canada, Singapore, Luxembourg, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Sweden and France but they have tended to trail behind the big three. China, whose investing in Israel over the

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