April 2016


Main reports: Dr. Mohammad Mustafa, Chairman of the Palestine Investment Fund (PIF), confirmed plans to establish an electricity generation plant in Jenin.

On 2 March 2016, President Mahmoud Abbas signed the Social Security Act (No.6).

The total revenue loss for the Palestinian telecommunications sector between 2013 and 2015, based on a benchmarking with peer markets, ranges from $436m to $1,150m according to a World Bank report.

On 22 March 2016, the Palestinian Council of Ministers announced a ban on imports to the West Bank from five Israeli food companies