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West Bank and Gaza update (English)

Contents: Fiscal and budgetary developments in 2003. UNSCO closure update, October 2, 2003. Recent economic developments. West Bank and Gaza portfolio. Recent middle East and North Africa publications. Doing business in 2004: understanding regulation.


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    West Bank and Gaza,

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    Middle East and North Africa,

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    West Bank and Gaza update

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    technical assistance and advisory service;real wage index;consumer price index;Private and Financial Sector;small and medium size enterprise;alternative sources of supply;legal and regulatory framework;financing need;budget support;tax revenue;exchange rate movement;labor force data;transportation price index;average monthly wage;share of import;quality of bank;real wage decline;financial sector data;Business Enabling Environment;cost of ship;dollar exchange rate;price of good;export of goods;private sector company;terms of trade;acceleration of inflation;number of workers;annual inflation rate;acres of land;external national security;development of capacity;wages and salary;education and health;economies of scale;expansion in expenditure;increase consumer price;transportation price increase;labor force growing;Wage Bill;unemployment rate;net lending;capital expenditure;Job Creation;food price;budget appropriation;nominal wage;job growth;dependency ratio;political environment;capital budget;internal movement;transportation cost;banking sector;Exchange Rates;security personnel;liquidity squeeze;merchandise export;political situation;financial resource;future employment;economic recovery;foreign bank;Labor Market;external assistance;commercial bank;budgetary revenue;emergency service;positive impact;budget datum;average wage;financing facility;prospective improvement;excise revenue;Public Employment;investor confidence;donor support;sales volume;barbed wire;daily average;net change;budget objective;wage earner;fiscal balance;high unemployment;passport holders;foreign demand;Workers' Compensation;market place;budgetary arrears;military operation;petroleum price;risk aversion;liquidity ratio;disposable income;liquid asset;loan portfolio;bank asset;local bank;asset allocation;tax official;conservative investment;economic crisis;overdraft facility;political uncertainty;security situation;labor flow;petroleum product;price reduction;emergency response;transfer amount;education action;survey data;pension contribution;domestic employment;indirect channel;credit facilities;budget expenditure;market access;nontax revenue;commercial activity;budgetary support;donor finance;financial market;trade impediment;fiscal situation;donor financing;traditional investment;investment environment;bond issue;donor community;sectoral assessment;productive asset;human capital;private private;capital recovery;market condition;creating incentives;private hand;portfolio supervision;merchandise import;solid line;inflation measure;Business Climate;import good;market basket;intermediate input;downward movement;medical service;price rise;client company;industrial zone;private investor;regulatory institution;international scene;legal requirement;political crisis;Public Services;business association;loan guarantee;water bill;transaction cost;employed persons;permanent employment;seasonal nature;agricultural sector;conducting business;finding work;foreign purchasers;Industrial Estate;production cycles;discouraged worker;job loss;worker remittance;labor demand;



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West Bank and Gaza update (English). A quarterly publication of the West Bank and Gaza office Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.