September 2015


Main reports: In September, the new Palestinian city of Rawabi welcomed its first residents, 2,000 people are expected to live there by the end of year.

Between 14 and 16 September, five leading Palestinian companies from the stone and marble sector participated at ‘The Big 5 Kuwait’, the country’s largest international construction event.

The Current Account deficit (totaling $372.7m in Q2 2015) increased by 15.2% compared to the previous quarter.

A recent report by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development suggests that Gaza “could become uninhabitable by 2020 due to ongoing de-development, eight years of economic blockade and three military operations in the past six years”.