May 2013


Main reports: The Palestine Monetary Authority (PMA) has developed and launched the Business Cycle Indicator, a monthly index which aims to capture the state and evolution of the Palestinian business environment.

Hotel activities: in 2012 a total of 575,000 guests spent nearly 1.34m guest nights in hotels in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

The PMA issued new regulations to stimulate bank lending to Palestinian Small and Medium Enterprises.

The Bulletin interviews Nidal Al-Juneidi, deputy General Manager of Al-Juneidi Dairy and Food Products Co.