Resident Representative Office -- News Archive
West Bank and Gaza
February 6, 2014
An International Monetary Fund team led by Mr. Christoph Duenwald, the Mission Chief for the West Bank and Gaza, visited East Jerusalem & Ramallah during January 28-February 6, 2014, to assess recent economic developments in the West Bank and Gaza and the financial situation of the Palestinian Authority.
July 3, 2013
A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Christoph Duenwald visited East Jerusalem and Ramallah during June 24-July 2, 2013, to assess recent economic developments in the West Bank and Gaza, and the financial situation of the Palestinian Authority.
Recent Experience and Prospects of the Economy of the West Bank and Gaza (New York, September 23, 2012)
September 23, 2012
Staff Report Prepared for the Meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee
Recent Experience and Prospects of the Economy of the West Bank and Gaza (New York, September 18, 2011)
September 18, 2011
Staff Report Prepared for the Meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee.
Macroeconomic and Fiscal Framework for the West Bank and Gaza: Seventh Review of Progress (Brussels, April 13, 2011)
February 25, 2009
Staff Report; February 25, 2009
December 17, 2007
Report for The Donors' Conference; Paris, December 17, 2007
September 24, 2007
Ad Hoc Liaison Committee Meeting; New York, September 24, 2007
March 26, 2007
A First Assessment, IMF and World Bank, March 26, 2007
December 17, 2006
A staff team visited Ramallah during December 11–17, 2006 to discuss fiscal developments and prospects with the Office of the President and financial sector developments with the Palestine Monetary Authority (PMA).
November 8, 2006
During the first quarter of 2006, the fiscal position of the Palestinian Authority (PA) was shored up by a relatively generous level of donor support, which somewhat compensated for the suspended payments of indirect taxes collected by the Government of Israel (GoI) on behalf of the PA—in response to the victory of Hamas in the January legislative elections.
October 1, 2006
The Palestinian government has been facing a very difficult fiscal situation since end-March 2006. During April–September, resources available to fund the government’s recurrent expenditures fell sharply, as an unprecedented drop in tax revenues—largely because Israel stopped transferring indirect taxes it collects on the Palestinian Authority’s behalf—was only partially offset by an increase in external support.