July 2014


Main reports: The IMF published a report assessing recent macroeconomic developments in Palestine and providing forecasts.

In Q1 2014 Palestinian quarterly GDP decreased by 0.6% in real terms with respect to the previous quarter.

In Q1 2014 the current account deficit reached $418.5m, increasing by 14.6% with respect to the previous quarter and by more than 70% from Q1 2013.

Preliminary results of the 2013 annual food security survey show that 33% of Palestinian households are food insecure.