April 2014


Main reports: In Q4 2013 the current account deficit increased by 44% compared with the previous quarter, reaching $365m.

The Palestine Monetary Authority Business Cycle Indicator showed volatility during the first four months of 2014.

The Palestinian Authority approved the issue of three- year bonds to the banking sector worth $200m.

The British Government will provide additional funding of £1.5m to DFID ́s Palestinian Market Development Programme.

March and April saw a number of events on the Palestinian entrepreneurship scene.