The Palestinian Economic Bulletin is published monthly by Portland.

This authoritative guide to the Palestinian economy, prepared by MAS, the leading economic research institute in the field, is used by business, academic, financial and economic development institutions around the world, provides a snapshot of GDP and economic activity, employment, public finances and aid, inflation, banking, trade, tech, tourism and other sectors and the performance of the Palestinian stock market and leading Palestinian companies.

April 2022

On 31 March, the Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, approved the public budget for the 2022 fiscal year with a deficit estimated at $1.1bn, a 30% decrease compared to 2021. On March 29 the Palestinian Economic Policy Research Institute (MAS) held a roundtable meeting to discuss its paper

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Recent Issues

April 2022

On 31 March, the Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, approved the public budget for the 2022

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March 2022

On 9 February, the World Bank published its assessment of the Palestinian digital economy. In

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October 2021

The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) has resorted to arrears accumulation to manage the ongoing budget

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August 2021

Public revenues increased by 29.4% in the first half of 2021 compared to the corresponding period

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July 2021

Between 6-13 June, Palestinian individuals and businesses across Palestine and Israel participated in Palestine Economic Week.

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June 2021

In this issue, we cover the economic implications of the latest military confrontation in the

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May 2021

Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh announced on 26 April the launch of a project to build

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