August 2011


Main reports: The EU has launched an Arabic language version of the Export Helpdesk. This free online service is provided by the European Commission and gives detailed information on exporting to the EU, including product-specific duties, import tariffs, trade statistics and links to business associations.

The French energy management company Schneider Electric is the first company to set up operations in the French-Palestinian Bethlehem Multidisciplinary Industrial Park (BMIP).

The latest business perceptions survey for Q2 2011 shows mixed experiences among Palestinian industrial owners on economic performance. The figures for Q2 2011 reveal that owners of active businesses are on balance positive about business prospects.

PCBS released the results of the annual report on transportation and communications for 2010.