February 2014


Main reports: An International Monetary Fund team recently visited East Jerusalem and Ramallah to assess recent developments in the Palestinian economy and evaluate the financial situation of the Palestinian Authority.

In Q4 2013 unemployment continued its upward trend and reached 25.2% across Palestine.

The Sharek Youth Forum launched a campaign to raise community awareness about the adoption of the resolution on the minimum wage.

The growing community of Palestinian entrepreneurs hosted a number of events at the beginning of 2014.

The Bulletin interviews Hashim Shawa, Chairman and General Manager of Bank of Palestine.