West Bank and Gaza - Country Commercial Guide
Market Entry Strategy

Generalizes on the best strategy to enter the market, e.g., visiting the country; importance of relationships to finding a good partner; use of agents.

Last published date: 2021-10-26

Palestinian Authority (PA) regulations require foreign companies to establish local agents and distributors in the West Bank and Gaza. U.S. firms selling goods to Israel through an Israeli agent or distributor should sign up separate Palestinian agencies and distributorships for the Palestinian market. 

The U.S. Commercial Service in Jerusalem provides U.S. companies with marketing services, such as the International Partner Search and Gold Key Matchmaking Services.  For more information on these services and our other programs and trade promotion services, please visit the U.S. Commercial Service in Jerusalem.