PA Economic Growth

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Netanyahu insists on transferring millions to PA

Netanyahu insists on transferring millions to PA

Report: Israel transferred money to PA in order to prevent economic collapse, but the PA is unwilling to accept the money.Elad Benari, 29/04/2019 03:04
UN asks for donations for PA

UN asks for donations for PA

United Nations urges donor states to provide $350 million in aid for the Palestinian Authority in 2019.Elad Benari, 18/12/2018 05:07
PA receives millions for Area C Arabs

PA receives millions for Area C Arabs

PA receives aid from several European countries and UNDP meant to help the Palestinians' "steadfastness".Dalit Halevi, 23/11/2018 06:34
UN appeals for $547 million in aid to PA

UN appeals for $547 million in aid to PA

UN launches appeal for $547 million to help 1.6 million Palestinian Arabs. The PA continues to spend its budget on terrorist salaries.Elad Benari, 20/12/2016 04:13
Saudis delay transfer of money to PA

Saudis delay transfer of money to PA

PA says Saudi Arabia has failed to transfer its monthly financial aid for seven straight months.Dalit Halevi, 01/11/2016 04:44
World Bank calls on donors to help PA

World Bank calls on donors to help PA

World Bank says international donor support is a must to maintain the PA's budget-cutting achievements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2016 06:43
Report: Congress delaying aid to PA

Report: Congress delaying aid to PA

PA says Congress members are delaying $159 million in aid in an effort to pressure the PA to relaunch negotiations with Israel.Elad Benari, 21/03/2016 05:44
PA confirms economic talks with Israel

PA confirms economic talks with Israel

PA Finance Minister confirms he met Israeli counterpart Kahlon to discuss an economic agreement to boost the PA economy.Elad Benari, 24/02/2016 05:14
Report: Israel to assist PA economically

Report: Israel to assist PA economically

Kahlon reportedly putting together a series of economic measures to help alleviate the pressure on the Palestinian population.Ben Ariel, 22/02/2016 03:13
Saudi Arabia Increases Financial Aid to the PA

Saudi Arabia Increases Financial Aid to the PA

Saudi Arabia to increase its monthly aid to PA to $20 million, bringing its yearly aid to the PA budget to $60 million.Ben Ariel, 28/07/2015 03:14
IMF Calls for Donor Support for PA Territories

IMF Calls for Donor Support for PA Territories

International Monetary Fund calls for more donor aid to support the economic recovery of the PA-assigned areas.Ben Ariel, 20/05/2015 04:46
Abbas Threatens Israel Over Frozen Tax Revenues

Abbas Threatens Israel Over Frozen Tax Revenues

PA chairman tells European leaders he will stop security coordination with Israel if it continues to withhold the PA’s tax revenue.Elad Benari, 23/02/2015 01:16
Kerry Concerned Over 'Viability' of PA

Kerry Concerned Over 'Viability' of PA

Kerry warns PA may cease to exist if it does not soon receive tax revenue which has been withheld by Israel.Ben Ariel, 22/02/2015 06:19
IMF: Gaza War Pushed PA Economy to Recession

IMF: Gaza War Pushed PA Economy to Recession

Last summer's Gaza drove the Palestinian economy into its first contraction since 2006, says International Monetary Fund.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/01/2015 04:13
Saudi Arabia Gives the PA $60 Million

Saudi Arabia Gives the PA $60 Million

Saudi Arabia provides the PA with $60 million, covering the Kingdom's financial contribution to the PA for October, November and December.Ben Ariel, 14/01/2015 04:16
Washington Reviewing Financial Aid to PA

Washington Reviewing Financial Aid to PA

The United States reviewing its annual $440-million aid package to the PA because of its effort to join the ICC, says State Department.Elad Benari, 06/01/2015 06:16
PA Reports Increase in Imports from Israel

PA Reports Increase in Imports from Israel

The PA has seen an increase in both importing from Israel and exporting to Israel, according to new statistics.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/03/2014 21:36
PA Wants to Drill for Oil in Judea and Samaria

PA Wants to Drill for Oil in Judea and Samaria

PA announces tender for oil exploration, ignores the fact that the exploration area is in a region under Israeli control.Elad Benari and Dalit Halevi, 19/03/2014 05:15
Financial Crisis? PA Planning Airport and Railway

Financial Crisis? PA Planning Airport and Railway

PA announces several new transportation related projects and is even seeking to expand into areas under Israeli control.Elad Benari, 11/02/2014 06:44
IMF: Failure of Peace Talks Will Hurt PA Economy

IMF: Failure of Peace Talks Will Hurt PA Economy

New IMF report says that success in peace talks could boost the PA’s economic growth, but failure could cause increased debt.Elad Benari, 07/02/2014 06:16
Abbas: We Can't Pay Salaries, it's Israel's Fault

Abbas: We Can't Pay Salaries, it's Israel's Fault

PA Chairman blames Israeli "occupation" for his entity's difficult economic situation.Elad Benari, 13/10/2013 05:50
Israel, PA Agree to Resume Economic Cooperation

Israel, PA Agree to Resume Economic Cooperation

Finance Minister Yair Lapid and PA counterpart agree to resume economic times frozen since November.Elad Benari, 17/06/2013 01:15
Sweden May Slash its Aid to the PA

Sweden May Slash its Aid to the PA

Sweden is considering slashing its aid to the PA because of a lack of progress in achieving a two-state solution, says a Swedish minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/06/2013 00:05
PA Official: The Financial Crisis is Getting Worse

PA Official: The Financial Crisis is Getting Worse

The PA is $4.2 billion in internal and external debt, announces its deputy prime minister.Elad Benari, 12/06/2013 06:44
Kerry's Plan for PA Receives Cool Reception

Kerry's Plan for PA Receives Cool Reception

A $4 billion U.S. plan to boost the PA's met with a cool response as PA leaders insist on a political dimension to the stimulus.Elad Benari, 28/05/2013 06:43
Kerry Announces Plan to Boost PA Economy

Kerry Announces Plan to Boost PA Economy

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry unveils plan to boost the PA's economy by attracting $4 billion in private investment.Elad Benari, 27/05/2013 06:14
U.S. Quietly Unblocks Financial Aid to PA

U.S. Quietly Unblocks Financial Aid to PA

The United States has quietly unblocked almost $500 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority which had been frozen by Congress.Elad Benari, 25/03/2013 04:44
Donors Progress in Raising Funds for Failing PA

Donors Progress in Raising Funds for Failing PA

International donors are making progress toward finding the $1.2 billion needed to help fund the PA, officials say.Elad Benari, 20/03/2013 03:43
PA Asks the World: Help Our Failing Economy

PA Asks the World: Help Our Failing Economy

The Palestinian Authority has urged the world to step up financial aid and press Israel to allow economic development.Elad Benari, 19/03/2013 05:46
IMF Warns Over PA Economy in New Report

IMF Warns Over PA Economy in New Report

The International Monetary Fund calls on Israel and the PA to help support the economy of Gaza and Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 15/03/2013 06:53
Saudis Offer More Money to Cash-Strapped PA

Saudis Offer More Money to Cash-Strapped PA

Saudi Arabia will contribute $20 million each month to the Palestinian Authority, a Saudi official says.Elad Benari, 20/01/2013 06:15
PA to Receive $100 Million from Saudi Arabia

PA to Receive $100 Million from Saudi Arabia

The Palestinian Authority, facing its worst financial crisis ever, will receive financial assistance from Saudi Arabia.Elad Benari, 17/01/2013 04:15
Abbas Warns of Hardships Without Arab 'Safety Net'

Abbas Warns of Hardships Without Arab 'Safety Net'

PA Chairman warns that if Arab countries don't deliver on their promised 'safety net', the PA will be in a difficult situation.Elad Benari, 04/01/2013 04:15
Arab League Chief to Visit Ramallah

Arab League Chief to Visit Ramallah

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi will visit Ramallah and focus on a financial "safety net" to ease the economic crisis in the PA government.Elad Benari, 26/12/2012 06:15
Fayyad: Arab Countries Evading Commitment to PA

Fayyad: Arab Countries Evading Commitment to PA

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad calls for an urgent Arab summit to address the PA's financial crisis.Elad Benari, 24/12/2012 06:14
PA Government Workers Go on Strike

PA Government Workers Go on Strike

Employees of the Palestinian Authority government across Judea and Samaria start a strike over unpaid salaries. As usual, they blame Israel.Elad Benari, 20/12/2012 02:13
Fayyad Urges Arabs to Follow Up on 'Safety Net'

Fayyad Urges Arabs to Follow Up on 'Safety Net'

PA prime minister Salam Fayyad urges Arab League nations to make good on $100 million a month in pledged "safety net" funds.Elad Benari, 17/12/2012 04:15
Arab League Pledges 'Safety Net' to Abbas

Arab League Pledges 'Safety Net' to Abbas

Representatives of the Arab League pledge to transfer a monthly sum of 100 million dollars as a “financial safety net" for PA.Elad Benari, 10/12/2012 05:42
9 Illegal Entrants Crammed into Truck Wall

9 Illegal Entrants Crammed into Truck Wall

Guards find nine illegal PA entrants crammed behind a false wall.Maayana Miskin, 07/12/2012 12:35
Report: Fayyad to Resign as PA's Prime Minister

Report: Fayyad to Resign as PA's Prime Minister

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has presented a plan to form a more inclusive factional government.Elad Benari, 01/11/2012 04:44
Israel Helps PA Economy, Lets More Workers In

Israel Helps PA Economy, Lets More Workers In

Israel’s latest measures to improve the PA economy include approval of construction projects, more permits, and more Gaza exports.Elad Benari, 18/10/2012 06:14
European Minister Blames Israel for PA Crisis

European Minister Blames Israel for PA Crisis

European minister blames Israel for PA's financial crisis as its finance minister warns that efforts to create a state could collapse.Elad Benari, 24/09/2012 06:44
Israel, PA Talking About Developing Gas

Israel, PA Talking About Developing Gas

Israel has held talks with the PA over the development of a gas field off the coast of Gaza, says a report by the Israeli foreign ministry.Elad Benari, 24/09/2012 00:16
PA Ends Restriction on Imports from Israel

PA Ends Restriction on Imports from Israel

Decision is an attempt to reduce spiraling prices as transportation union says it plans new protest actions.AFP, 23/09/2012 22:10
'Arab Spring' Hits PA, Hundreds Protest in Shechem

'Arab Spring' Hits PA, Hundreds Protest in Shechem

Hundreds of protesters gather in the main square in Shechem, calling for the ouster of PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad.Elad Benari, 06/09/2012 06:13
Israel Has Removed All but 10 Roadblocks in Yesha

Israel Has Removed All but 10 Roadblocks in Yesha

Only 10 roadblocks remain in Judea and Samaria after more than a hundred others have been removed as “goodwill” measure to Abbas. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 14/08/2012 13:09
Abbas to Ask Islamic Countries for Major Aid

Abbas to Ask Islamic Countries for Major Aid

PA Chairman Abbas to present Islamic countries with a multi-sector aid plan to lift the PA out of its financial crisis.Elad Benari, 13/08/2012 06:40
Is Israel Helping PA Prepare for War?

Is Israel Helping PA Prepare for War?

Israel is boosting the PA economy while the PA continues its incitement and enmity – which could help the PA in case of open conflict.Maayana Miskin, 03/08/2012 11:14
PA, Israel Sign Agreements on Taxes, Goods

PA, Israel Sign Agreements on Taxes, Goods

Finance Minister Steinitz and PA Prime Minister Fayyad agree on arrangements regarding taxation and the transfer of goods.Elad Benari, 01/08/2012 04:48
World Bank Says PA Economy Unsustainable

World Bank Says PA Economy Unsustainable

New World Bank report says the economic growth in the PA is unsustainable and cannot support a future state.Elad Benari, 26/07/2012 05:10
Obama Bypasses Congress, Frees Aid to PA

Obama Bypasses Congress, Frees Aid to PA

President Barack Obama signs a waiver declaring that aid to the PA is “important to the security interests of the United States.”Elad Benari, Canada, 28/04/2012 00:30
U.S. Unblocks Aid to Palestinian Authority

U.S. Unblocks Aid to Palestinian Authority

Two Republicans in the House of Representatives release restrictions on the disbursement of U.S. assistance to the PA.Elad Benari, 25/03/2012 03:47
PA Denies 'Secret Economic Talks' with Israel

PA Denies 'Secret Economic Talks' with Israel

Israeli press reported that the Finance Ministry and the PA hope to sign a new economic agreement.Gil Ronen, 18/03/2012 21:07