June 2012


Main reports: The first truck load of clothes to leave Gaza in five years was shipped through Kerem Shalom en route to J.D. Williams, a clothing retailer in Britain.

In May the National Beverage Company (NBC) received an award from Coca Cola for sustainable development in Africa and Eurasia.

In Q1 2012 a total of 2,172 building licenses were issued, an increase of 15.3% from Q4 2011 and of 3.8% from Q1 2011.

Dr Nabil Kassis has been appointed as Minister of Finance and Dr Jawad Naji has been appointed the new Minister of National Economy.

The Bulletin speaks to Ahmad Haj Hasan, General Manager of Al Rafah Microfinance Bank.