While the anti-Semitic BDS movement has worked to promote a boycott of Israel, U.S.-Israel economic relations have been unaffected and remain robust with imports and exports totaling over $38 billion. In addition, each of the 50 states benefit from their ties with Israel. In 2015, 22 states exported more than $100 million worth of goods to Israel, led by New York with exports of more than $5.3 billion. More than 10,000 U.S. companies do business in Israel, including all major high-tech companies. Eighty-six Israeli companies are listed on U.S. stock exchanges as of March 2016.
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