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The energy sector is important for Palestinian development. The electricity demand is growing faster than the current supply.

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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