RAMALLAH - Ma’an - PA, Jordan in deal to export Palestinian produce
25-7-2012- JERICHO (Ma'an) -- Jericho has tripled its production of dates since 2010, following an increase in investment in the date industry, officials said Tuesday.
27-6-2012- BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Imports to the Palestinian territory decreased by some 16.8 percent in April 2012 compared to a year earlier, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics said Sunday.
14-5-2012- BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The World Bank contributed $3 million to the PA Ministry of National Economy for the provision of business development services, a press statement said Tuesday.
2-5-2012- BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Men's participation in the labor force is four times higher than women's in the West Bank and Gaza, the Central Bureau of Statistics said Monday.
25-4-2012- RAMALLAH, April 25, 2012 (WAFA) – Palestinian exports decreased in February by 4.1% compared to January, while imports to the Palestinian Territory increased by 0.4% in the same period, a report by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) said Wednesday.
25-4-2012- HEBRON (Ma’an) -- Top VAT official Ahmad al-Helou told Ma'an on Tuesday that better enforcement of tax procedures has boosted the Palestinian Authority's budget.
24-4-2012- BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The United States will contribute $22.6 million in food and cash to the UN World Food Programme assistance in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the US development agency said Saturday.
24-4-201- NABLUS (Ma’an) -- The governor of Nablus on Wednesday prevented Israeli potatoes from being introduced to the Palestinian market, in line with an agriculture ministry decision issued this month.
Exports increased in October, 2011 by 9.0 percent compared to September, 2011 and reached US$ 63.0 Million.
21-11-2011- RAMALLAH, November 21, 2011 (WAFA) - Unemployment rate in the Palestinian Territory increased from 24.0% in second quarter of 2011 to 26.8% in the third quarter, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) said Monday.
28-9-2011- BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Palestinian exports decreased by more than a quarter between June and July, and imports also contracted, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics said Wednesday.
On Tuesday 27 September 2011, the European Parliament voted to approve a trade agreement that will help boost the Palestinian economy by enabling the West Bank and Gaza to export farm and fisheries products directly to the EU from early 2012.
RAMALLAH, September 14, 2011 (WAFA) - The overall consumer price index (CPI) for the Palestinian territory with its 2004 base year (2004=100) increased in August by 0.17% compared to July prices and increased by 2.84% compared to August 2010, said a Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) report published Wednesday.
JERUSALEM, September 12, 2011 (WAFA) - The latest World Bank report on West Bank and Gaza affirms that the Palestinian Authority has made substantial progress in implementing its institution-building agenda ...
RAMALLAH, September 10, 2011 (WAFA) – The Palestinian government will pay on Thursday full salary for the
KAFKA AT THE RAFAH BORDER: AN AMERICAN’S JOURNEY TO GAZA
Any astute observer who has spent substantial time in the Gaza Strip knows that what Gazans desperately want and need are the freedom of movement and the right to export.
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Crossing Points Procedures - Jalameh Terminal
Security Inspection (for goods)
Authority in Charge
Items that are prohibited to cross of
AL Jalameh Crossing
Route 6010 north of Jenin, nearby Al Jalameh village
1. Upon arrival at the crossing, the Palestinian truck driver is required to register his name at the entrance, and is requested to wait until the Israeli driver is available on the other side of the crossing. Perform the VAT-customs check, and security inspection.
2. The driver is subject to physical security check at the crossing entrance gate, which normally lasts for at least 15 minutes. In some cases, this may include a strip search. Following this, the driver is requested to open all the doors of the truck and the truck cover (if any) and to switch off the truck’s engine.
3. Following inspections, the truck is allowed to enter the exchange area and the shipment is transferred from the Israeli truck and allowed to enter and resume its journey to West Bank.
Mobile X-ray inspection unit
Crossing Point Authority
Office representatives at the crossing:
Customs, DCO, Israeli Police, Agricultural office