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Investment opportunities in Palestine

Monday 28th, August 2017

Despite obvious geopolitical constraints, Palestine is economically resilient thanks to its private sector, which is 90% composed of SMEs.

In Palestine, the barriers are not necessarily where they are expected to be. Investors do not encounter any real obstacles in reaching the occupied territories, with Ramallah appearing to be a peaceful and welcoming city far from the tumult of the intifadas, far from the clichés. However, investors are not exactly rushing in. It is true that the Palestinian Authority has neither a State nor a central bank; it does not have its own currency and maintains at the very least a complicated relationship with Israel. That being said, Palestine is surprising.

Article written by Sofia Tulupova, Symbiotics Investment Analyst, Le Temps