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Palestine faces hard road ahead to recovery from COVID-19 shock
31 Mar 2021
New UNCTAD simulations show the coronavirus pandemic will have a significant impact on the already shattered Palestinian economy.
Global plastic trade 40% bigger than previously thought, study finds
3 Mar 2021
Drawing on a powerful new database that tracks and traces the plastic life cycle, UNCTAD shows where countries can apply trade policy pressure to reduce pollution.
Israeli occupation cost Gaza $16.7 billion in past decade - UNCTAD estimates
25 Nov 2020
Prolonged closure and military operations have left Gaza’s regional economy on the verge of collapse.
COVID-19 devastates Palestine’s shattered economy
8 Sep 2020
Under occupation, the Palestinian National Authority lacks the policy space and economic tools to deal with the massive challenge posed by the pandemic.
Nations to meet in Barbados to chart new path for post-coronavirus economic recovery
5 Aug 2020
UNCTAD15, the UN trade and development body's fifteenth quadrennial conference, will take place under the theme “From inequality and vulnerability to prosperity for all” as the world seeks solutions for a global new normal.
$48 billion is the estimated revenue loss by Palestine from 2000-2017 due to occupation
2 Dec 2019
New report examines the fiscal costs of the occupation for the Palestinian people. Those costs severely constrain the capacity of the State of Palestine to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
UNCTAD, Saudi Arabia extend cooperation to support Palestinian people
20 Sep 2019
UNCTAD and Saudi Arabia have extended their partnership to continue assistance to the Palestinian people.
Palestinian socioeconomic crisis now at breaking point
10 Sep 2019
The fiscal standoff with Israel may lead to a collapse of Palestinian finances, and environmental degradation is placing a health burden on the population, says new report.
The unrealized potential of Palestinian oil and gas reserves
28 Aug 2019
Oil and natural gas resources in the occupied Palestinian territory could generate hundreds of billions of dollars for development.