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Economic restrictions in the West Bank exact $50 billion toll between 2000 and 2020
22 Nov 2022
Ending the occupation of Area C of the West Bank and East Jerusalem is critical for the sustainable development of the Occupied Palestinian Territory because it will enable the Palestinian people to grow their economy severalfold.
Palestinian economy reels under COVID-19 impact, enduring poverty and unemployment
14 Sep 2022
UNCTAD urges the international community to extend sufficient and predictable financial support to the Palestinian people to alleviate suffering and prevent a deep socioeconomic crisis from worsening.
UNCTAD supports Palestine to update its debt management system
19 Aug 2022
A new technical assistance project will modernize the Palestinian debt management system and train officials.
Palestinian officials trained on trade policymaking and negotiations
15 Jun 2022
Training equips experts and policymakers to engage effectively in bilateral and regional negotiations on trade in services.
Counting the economic costs of two decades of occupation
21 Dec 2021
A detailed UNCTAD study and economic dataset shows that without closures and military operations, GDP per capita in the West Bank in 2019 would have been 44% higher than its actual value.
Closures and other measures of Israeli occupation in the West Bank since 2000 exact $58 billion toll
24 Nov 2021
The West Bank has suffered two decades of arrested development and poverty.
COVID-19 and threats of annexation compound a permanent crisis of occupation
28 Sep 2021
The pandemic, combined with other negative occupation-related developments, make 2020 the worst year for the Palestinian people since the establishment of the Palestinian National Authority in 1994.
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.
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.
Occupation of Palestinian territory jeopardizes economic viability of two-state solution, UNCTAD report says
3 Sep 2014
UNCTAD’s Report on Assistance to the Palestinian People 2014 details how Palestinian economic deterioration, which is largely rooted in the territory's occupied status, has resulted in weak growth, a precarious fiscal position, forced dependence on the Israeli economy, mass unemployment, wider and deeper poverty, and greater food insecurity.