West Bank and Gaza Strip : Recent Economic Developments and Prospects and Progress in Institution Building: Background Paper Issued in Connection with the 1995 Article IV Consultation with Israel

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

November 7, 1995

Summary:

This paper reviews institutional arrangements in the West Bank and Gaza Strip (WBGS), the structural features of the economy, and macroeconomic developments and prospects during the 1990s. The paper discusses the technical assistance that the IMF staff has been providing in response to requests from the Palestinian Authority and the donor community in the areas of fiscal policy and administration, banking, statistics, and training. A review of IMF–World Bank collaboration and donors’ financial assistance is also presented.

Series:

Country Report No. 95/106

Subject:

Notes:

This report on recent economic developments on the West Bank and Gaza Strip was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation issued in connection with the periodic consultation with Israel. In releasing this document for public use, confidential material may have been removed at the request of the member.

English

Publication Date:

November 7, 1995

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451840629/1934-7685

Stock No:

1WBGEA0011995

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

90

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