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publication September 18, 2019

Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee- September 2019

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The Palestinian Authority (PA) faces a financing gap that could exceed US$1.8 billion for 2019 driven by declining aid flows and the unresolved transfer of taxes and import duties collected by Israel on behalf of the PA (clearance revenues). The new World Bank economic highlights the financing gap that has forced the PA to accumulate debt from domestic banks, and build up arrears to employees, suppliers and the public pension fund, creating large liquidity challenges for the economy. The report will be presented to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) on September 26, 2019 in New York, a policy-level meeting for development assistance to the Palestinian people.

Economic Monitoring Report to the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee- September 2019 (Full Report in PDF Format)