December 2022


  • Almost three years after the pandemic temporarily closed down the Palestinian tourism sector, over 100,000 tourists were expected to visit Bethlehem over Christmas
  • On 2 November, Ibtikar, Palestine’s only venture capital fund, announced an initial investment of $2.4m from its second fund
  • The fourth meeting of US-Palestinian Economic Dialogue took place on 14 November, with senior representatives from the US Department of State meeting a Palestinian delegation headed by Minister of National Economy Khaled Osaily
  • On 22 November, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development issued a new report on the economic costs of Israeli restrictions in Area C
  • The Al-Quds index reached 631.8 points on the last day of trading in November 2022, an increase of 2.15% from the previous month