May 2014


Main reports: The PA Ministry of Planning and Administrative Development unveiled the PA’s National Development Plan for 2014-2016.

During Q1 2014, inflation measured by the consumer price index increased by 2.2% with respect to Q1 2013.

In 2013 the number of guests and guest nights in Palestinian hotels increased by 4% and 10% from the previous year, respectively.

In Q1 2014 34 out of the 49 listed Palestinian companies achieved joint net profits worth $92.5m, up by 10.6% from Q1 2013.

This month the Bulletin interviews Sami Abu Dayyeh, CEO of Net Tours Co, one of the largest tour operators in the Middle East.