November 2018


Main reports: The Palestinian Prime Minister’s Office issued a statement on 20 November announcing that the compliance with the Social Security Law, which took legal effect in its first phase on 1 November, will not be mandatory until mid- January 2019.

Sharakat Investment Fund and the Palestine Industrial Investment Company signed an agreement on 17 October 2018 to establish an animal feed plant in the Hebron Governorate.

On 10 October 2018, the Qatar Fund for Development pledged $150m in humanitarian aid to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

On 25 October, the Palestinian Monetary Authority and the Central Bank of Israel agreed on a new mechanism to facilitate bank transactions between Palestinian and Israeli banks.