Economy of West Bank and Gaza

Imports
Imports commoditiesGaza Strip: Israel permits basic commercial imports through the Kerem Shalom crossing, but many "dual use" goods, such as construction materials and electronics, are smuggled through tunnels beneath Gaza's border with Egypt
West Bank: food, consumer goods, construction materials, petroleum, chemicals
Exports
Exports commoditiesGaza Strip: strawberries, carnations, vegetables (small and irregular shipments, as permitted to transit the Israeli-controlled Kerem Shalom crossing)
West Bank: stone, olives, fruit, vegetables, limestone
Economy sectors
Agriculture productsGaza Strip: olives, fruit, vegetables, flowers; beef, dairy products
West Bank: olives, citrus fruit, vegetables; beef, dairy products
Industrial productsGaza Strip: textiles, food processing, furniture
West Bank: small-scale manufacturing, quarrying, textiles, soap, olive-wood carvings, and mother-of-pearl souvenirs
Economy
Unemployment21.0 % (2011)16.5 % (2010)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate10.2 Billion $ (2012)9.78 Billion $ (2011)8.33 Billion $ (2010)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of West Bank and Gaza
GDP growth rate13.8 % (2012)7.66 % (2011)3.44 % (2010)
GDP growth rate of West Bank and Gaza
GDP per Capita (PPP)4,576 $ (2012)4,071 $ (2011)3,821 $ (2010)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of West Bank and Gaza
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity18.5 Billion $ (2012)16.0 Billion $ (2011)14.6 Billion $ (2010)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of West Bank and Gaza
GDP PPP per land area2.98 Million $ per square kilometer (2012)2.57 Million $ per square kilometer (2011)2.34 Million $ per square kilometer (2010)
GDP PPP per land area of West Bank and Gaza
Banking
Commercial bank prime lending rate7.19 % (2008)7.73 % (2006)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals490 Thousand (2012)449 Thousand (2011)522 Thousand (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of West Bank and Gaza
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio12.1 % (2012)11.4 % (2011)13.7 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of West Bank and Gaza
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)-22.38 % of GDP (2012)-22.43 % of GDP (2011)-8.29 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of West Bank and Gaza
Current Account Balance (Total)-2.29 Billion $ (2012)-2.19 Billion $ (2011)-690.70 Million $ (2010)
Current Account Balance (Total) of West Bank and Gaza
External Debt (Total)1.30 Billion $ (2007)