December 2014


Main reports: An MoU was signed between Palestine and Turkey for the establishment of an organised tax-free industrial zone in Jenin.

Global Entrepreneurship Week was celebrated for a second consecutive year in Palestine, culminating with 10 start-ups pitching to local and international investors.

Innovation Fund, the first post-accelerator investment vehicle for Palestinian start- ups, was launched Q3 2014 saw a significant decrease in hotel activities. The number of guests visiting Palestinian hotels fell by 27% from Q3 2013.

The Palestine Monetary Authority hosted the Palestine International Banking Conference 2014.

In September 2014, total exports of goods from Palestine fell by 6.3% from September 2013, while imports increased by 7%.