Wide Participation and Candid Roundtable Discussion on "Private Sector Compliance with Minimum Wage”
MAS holds A Roundtable on the FY 2017 budget
MAS Continues the National Dialogue on Food Security and Nutrition with International Agencies and Organizations
MAS Launches a National Dialogue on Food Security and Nutrition
MAS Hosted the IMF Presentation “Regional Economic Outlook for the Middle East and Prospects for the Palestinian Economy”
MAS holds A Roundtable on The Private Sector Investment in Water Projects in Palestine: Pros and Cons
Palestinian Economic News
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The World Bank Issued a Report on Improving the Payment for Electricity Services in Palestine
A report recently published by the World Bank assesses the reasons for the systematic lack of payments...
The World Bank Group and the PMA Design a New Credit Guarantee Facility for the Private Sector in Gaza
In early April the World Bank Group and the PMA held a joint workshop to discuss the design of a new...
The Stock Exchange in March
In March the Al-Quds index declined by 4.8% and closed down at 474.96 points. The index reached its highest...
The CPI in the First Months of 2015
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) decreased mildly by 0.40% in January (to 110.17) and 0.42% in February...
Some Recovery in Q4/2014 GDP
According to preliminary results recently published by the PCBS, real GDP increased by 6.8% in...
No Major Change in Hotel Activities in the West Bank in 2014
In 2014 610 thousand guests spent a total of 1.5 million guest nights in the 109 hotels in the West Bank,...
External Trade in Goods Slowed Down in January and February 2015
Preliminary data published by the PCBS show that both exports ($65.1 million) and imports of goods...
Stock Exchange in January and February 2015
The Al-Quds index fell by 2.0% in January 2015, closing at 501.42 points on the last day of trading for...
Olive Oil Sector in 2014
There were as many as 265 operating olive presses in Palestine in 2014: 243 in the West Bank and...
Major Decline in GDP in Q3/2014
Palestinian GDP at constant prices fell significantly by 9.1% from the previous quarter in Q3/2014...
Labor Force in Q3 and Q4/2014
The Israeli war on the Gaza Strip in the summer of 2014 worsened even further the already high...
International Investment Position at the End of Q4/2014
The International Investment Position of Palestine amounted to $1,234 million at the end of the...
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