MENA Economic Monitor

Given the ongoing constraints to economic competitiveness, medium term growth is projected at 3 percent.

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A new report calls for a new vision for the Palestinian economy that can lift growth to an average of 7 percent per year.

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Four projects funded by grants to improve living conditions and expanding opportunities in the Palestinian Territories.



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Syrian refugee children look through a sheet at the Nour Beach House in Chekka, Lebanon - © UNHCR/Shawn Baldwin
Oct 11, 2017

MENA Economic Monitor, October 2017: Refugees in MENA, Meeting the ...

The pickup in economic activity in the region that started in mid-2016 is expected to moderate in 2017 due to slower growth in oil ...

Sep 07, 2017

Beyond Scarcity: Water Security in the Middle East and North Africa

The report explores how countries can anticipate and act to strengthen water security.

Children walk among destroyed homes in Gaza. © Natalia Cieslik / World Bank
Apr 27, 2017

Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee- May 2017

The Palestinians face an increasingly uncertain political environment, and an economy that is failing to generate jobs and incomes. In ...

Jul 10, 2017

The Economic and Social Consequences of the Conflict in Syria

The report provides detailed picture of the conflict’s impact on Syria’s population, economy, infrastructure and consequences.

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