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PCBS | PCBS: The Industrial Production Index, June,06/2017 .

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

 Decrease in the Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine During June, 06/2017

 The overall IPI in Palestine reached 92.30 during June 2017 with a decrease of 11.23% compared to the previous month (Base Month December 2015 = 100).

 IPI for June 2017 decreased due to the decrease in the activity of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply by 27.67% which had a share of 11.98% of the total industry, the activity of Manufacturing Industry by 10.87% which had a share of 83.19% of the total industry, and the activity of Mining and Quarrying by 0.91% which had a share of 4.06% of the total industry, while the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation increased by 20.65% which had a share of 0.78% of the total industry.

The table below shows monthly percent changes in IPI for the period January – June 2017:


Percent Change


4.80 +


6.11 -


8.08 +


6.36 -


0.49 -


11.23 -


Data collection of Industrial Production Index survey was funded by the European Union.

Note: Relative share for the main industrial activities represents the percentage distribution of value added for the industrial activities in 2013.