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UNCTAD Report on its Assistance to the Palestinian People

Geneva, Switzerland, (06 September 2019) -

Geneva, 6 September 2019 – Suffering is deepening in Palestine, as the economy continues to deteriorate, poverty levels continue to rise and environmental degradation worsens.

The fiscal standoff with Israel may lead to a collapse of Palestinian finances, and environmental degradation is placing a health burden on the population. In this context, the report provides updates on developments in the economy of the Occupied Palestinian Territory and its long-term prospects.

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