Austrian Exports to the Palestinian Territories Better than Ever

BusinessForeign Trade ♦ Published: May 17, 2018; 21:30 ♦ (Vindobona)

Despite the current tensions between the State of Palestine and Austria over the participation of Ambassador Martin Weiss in the US Embassy Opening Ceremonies, the Austrian Foreign Trade Centers Amman and Tel Aviv are planning a Fact Finding Mission to Ramallah and Amman for the second half of 2018. Austrian exports of goods to the Palestinian Territories increased by +108% in 2017.

Business between Palestine and Austria as usual? / Picture: © Palestinian and Austrian crossed flags by Vindobona

Demand for products for the construction industry is high in the Palestinian Territories.

Both building materials and construction machinery are needed.

Food, especially beverages, are also in demand. The market entry of new supermarkets revived the competitive situation. Now food retailers want to expand their product range. Demand ranges from shelf-stable…