November 2021


  • On 3 November, the EU provided $18.8m to help the PNA pay October’s salaries and pensions for staff in the health and education sector.
  • At the end of October, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas directed a “crisis unit” to institute price ceilings and related measures to monitor the price of consumer goods.
  • On 7 November, in an unprecedented move, the Government of Israel approved a pilot project to gradually issue 500 work permits for Palestinian technology employees in the West Bank over a period of three years.
  • The Al-Quds index reached 583.1 points on the last day of trading in October 2021, an increase of 0.6% from the previous month.