• Population N/A
  • Area (km2) N/A
  • GDP per capita (USD) N/A
  • TPES (Mtoe) 1.71
  • Energy intensity
    (toe/103 2010 USD)
  • CO2 emissions - energy (MtCO2) 3.0

Palestine’s overall risk level against
the assessed areas is moderate.

While there are some improvements observed in Palestine’s performance compared to EIRA 2020, further steps must be taken to build on the work done. Particular attention should be given to reinforcing the respect for property rights.

risk level

Of the three risks assessed in EIRA, discrimination between domestic and foreign investors is lower compared to unpredictable policy and regulatory change and breach of State obligations.
  • 53%
    Unpredictable policy and regulatory changes
  • 48%
    Discrimination between foreign and domestic investors
  • 58%
    Breach of state obligations

indicator performance

Palestine’s performance against EIRA’s four indicators is moderate. Its score is 57 on the indicators regulatory environment and investment conditions and management of decision-making processes. On rule of law, its score is 43. Its score on the indicator foresight of policy and regulatory change has improved by seven points and stands at 41.

Sub-indicator performance

On a more detailed level, Palestine’s overall sub-indicator performance is moderate. The highest-scoring sub-indicator is restrictions on FDI with a good score of 70. It has maintained the scores from last year on institutional governance (69) and management and settlement of investor-State disputes (60). The score on robustness of policy goals and commitments has improved by 12 points and now stands at 50. Its score is 44 on the sub-indicators regulatory effectiveness and transparency. On communication of vision and policies, it has the same scores as in EIRA 2020 (31). Respect for property rights is the lowest-scoring sub-indicator at 25.