This website is no longer actively maintained
Some material and features may be unavailable

May 6, 2009
Palestinian economy helped and harmed by globalization

After the signing of the Oslo Accords in 1993, for the first time, Palestinians began to take control of their own economic destiny. Foreign money soon began pouring into the West Bank.

But while the West Bank has reaped the benefits of globalization, it has also seen hardship. Businessmen are complaining less about Israel and more about cheap exports from China,¬†sometimes known in the West Bank as the “beast from the East.”

Worldfocus producer Mohammad al-Kassim examines the impact of globalization on Palestinian commerce.

bookmark    print

Comments

1 comment

#1

[…] Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al-Kassim examines the impact of globalization on Palestinian commerce. […]

Facebook Twitter YouTube

Produced by Creative News Group LLC     ©2017 WNET.ORG     All rights reserved

Distributed by American Public Television