March 2015


Main reports: Exports of produce from Gaza to Israel resumed for the first time since 2007.

In 2014 a total of 265 olive presses processed over 108,000 tonnes of olives, producing almost 25,000 tonnes of olive oil.

Rawabi, a new planned city north-west of Ramallah, received approval from Government of Israel for water connections after significant delays.

In 2014 total exports of goods amounted to $864.8m, while total imports reached $5,054.5m.

Q4 2014 saw a significant increase in hotel activities from Q3 2014, but the number of guests visiting Palestinian hotels decreased by 20% from Q4 2013.