unctad.org | Launch of UNCTAD Report on assistance to the Palestinian people: developments in the economy of the Occupied Palestinian Territory 2013
Launch of UNCTAD Report on assistance to the Palestinian people: developments in the economy of the Occupied Palestinian Territory 2013
03 September 2013

Key Issues

With the persistence of Israeli restrictions on mobility in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), loss of land and productive resources and bleak political prospects, gross domestic product (GDP) decelerated, and poverty and unemployment increased in 2012. Sustained development depends on end to occupation.

The OPT's loss of more than us$300 million/year in public revenue ‘leakage’ to Israel undermines growth and worsens unemployment and the fiscal crisis.

 

The Report is under embargo until
5 p.m. GMT on 3 September 2013
Language(s):English
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