August 2017


Main reports: The Ministry of National Economy announced on 20 July an incentives program to support investment in the renewable energy sector in Palestine.

The Palestine Monetary Authority and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development held their first joint workshop in Ramallah on 24 July.

According to data released in July 2017 by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the total number of new building licenses issued in Palestine declined by 24% in Q1 2017 compared to the previous quarter.

According to the latest data issued by the PCBS, in Q1 2017, the number of hotel guests marked a decrease of 12.7% from the previous quarter, while the number of guest nights decreased by 8.2% during the same period.