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Investment Promotion and Industrial Estate Agency (IPIEA)
Investment Promotion and Industrial Estate Agency role is to encourage investment in Palestine, IPIEA is an autonomous agency by the Law NO. (1) for year 1998 and its amendments on encouragement of investment, Law NO. (10) for year 1998 on Industrial zone and presidential decree no (10) for year 2021 on Palestinian organizations governance, those regulations provides investors by incentives and guaranties to make their investments in Palestine profitable through a free of bureaucracy business environment, the Agency in charged on establishing and monitoring and regulating the industrial estates and the free industrial zones in Palestine in addition to planning and promoting the concepts and actualize it in compliance with international standards to generate and maintain jobs, IPIEA is the practical translation to the vision of Palestine and its policies to encourage private sector and maintain healthy investment environment.

IPIEA’s Vision

To build a better future for all Palestinians by providing constantly improved customer service to foreign, domestic and Diaspora investors; through utilizing an effective One-Stop-Shop, special investment incentives and state of the art technology to attract investment. PIPA facilitates cooperation between the private sector and the government, thereby creating and maintaining a more competitive infrastructure and investment environment.
The Partnership between the Private and Public Sector in the Board of Directors of IPIEA
PIPA Board of Directors is composed of 13 members; 5 members represent the private sector and the remaining 8 represent the public sector. Minister of National Economy chairs the BoD H.E Khalid OSAILY, representative of the Ministry of Finance acts as vice- chairman.
The importance of an existing composed private and public sector board of directors is formed by the necessity to create cooperation between both sectors to monitor and initiate needed changes in laws and procedures that could prevent investment in Palestine. Also, such a relationship initiate and develop needed policies to create an attractive and encouraging investment climate in Palestine, with participation in the implementation of needed policies and procedures that could position Palestine in an advance position within the international competitive arena.
BoD members
  1. The Public sector institutions: Tourism and Antiquities, National Economy, Telecommunication and IT, Energy and natural resources, Finance; Local Government.
  2. The Private Sector organizations: Federation of Palestinian Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture; Palestine Trade Centre “PALTRADE”; Palestinian Federation of Industry; Palestinian Businessmen Association.

A strong and collective relationship between the private and public sector within the PIPA’s BoD had led its members to follow a unified national investment promotion framework strategy through targeting productive sectors.

H.E.  Khalid OSAILY Ministry of National Economy Minister of national economy
Mr. Imad ABU SABHA Ministry of Finance  Acting Director General
Ms. Reem KARAZON  Energy and Natural Resources Authority General manager
Mr. Raed SHARABATI Ministry of Local Government General manager
Mr. Eyhab ESBAIH Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Adviser to the Minister
Mr. Tareq AlMASSRI Ministry of National Economy General manager
Mr. Osama STAITI Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities General manager 
Mr. Issa MOSA Environment Quality Authority General manager
Mr. Samir HULILEH The Palestine Trade Center (PalTrade) PalTrade representative
Mr. Fawaz SHEHADEH The Federation of Palestinian Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture FPCCIA representative
Mr.  Ali BARHAM The Palestinian Federation of Industries PFI representative
Mr. Jamal BARAHMEH Developers Representative of the Developers
Mr. Haytham WAHIDI Investment Promotion and Industrial Estates  Agency CEO
PIPA Organizational Structure 

Services Offered by the Palestinian Investment Promotion Agency (IPIEA)

PIPA offer investors the necessary information to start an investment including providing assistance in obtaining all necessary licenses through IPIEA’s one-stop-shop. The investment support unit offers updated information and data related to investment opportunities, expenditure and funding in Palestine.

The relationship between IPIEA and investors do not end with the awarding of all the incentives and advantages that the law offer, however the relationship is continuous through IPIEA’s After Care Unit. Many services and assistance are offered to current investors to solve any problems they might face while establishing their projects. Part of PIPA’s role is to monitor the existing regulations and laws that may affect the healthy investment environment.

For more information:
Investment Promotion and Industrial Estate Agency (IPIEA)
Postal code: P6058023
P.O. Box 1984, Ramallah, Palestine.
Phone: +970 (2) 298 87 91 / 5
Fax:      +970 (2) 298 87 93
Email:     info@pipa.gov.ps