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  3/15/2013, Nisan 4, 5773

IMF Warns Over PA Economy in New Report


The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday called on Israel and the Palestinian Authority to help support the economy of Gaza and the PA-assigned areas of Judea and Samaria, where growth has been slowing and unemployment is rising.

“The economy is hobbled by persistent restrictions and increasing political uncertainty,” IMF staff said in a report quoted by Bloomberg news.