Main reports: In 2012 total Palestinian imports of goods reached $4,697m, while the total value of exports amounted to $782m. This represents an increase of 7.4% and 4.9% from 2011, respectively.
Representatives of Palestinian companies and associations travelled in a trade mission to the Netherlands.
The closure of the third annual Celebration of Innovation competition took place on 24 November in Ramallah, during the Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Total external assets of resident enterprises in Palestine amounted to $5,155m by the end of 2012, a slight increase from the previous year.
PITA has recently established the Palestine Global IT Network, a platform aimed at placing Palestine on the global IT map.