We monitor the impact of the Israeli occupation on socioeconomic conditions in the Palestinian Territory.
Economic restrictions in the West Bank exact $50 billion toll between 2000 and 2020
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
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
A new technical assistance project will modernize the Palestinian debt management system and train officials.
Documents and publications
Supporting Arab countries in the Negotiations of Services for Sustainable Development
The Case of the State of Palestine and the Republic of Iraq
UNCTAD/TCS/DITC/INF/2023/1 - 14 May 2023
The Economic Costs of the Israeli Occupation for the Palestinian People: The cost of restrictions in Area C viewed from above
UNCTAD/GDS/APP/2022/1 - 13 Dec 2022
Assistance to the Palestinian people
This annual report provides an update on developments in the economy of the Occupied Palestinian Territory and its long-term prospects, as well as looking at Israel's policies and associated obstacles to trade and development there.
The report is discussed at the annual session of the Trade and Development Board in Geneva.