Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

Palestinian Producer Price Index, July ,07/2017


Increase in the Producer Price  Index during July 2017
The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for  Palestine with its base month (December 2015=100) reached 110.79 in July 2017, as it increased by 1.60% compared to June 2017.


Producer Price Index for locally consumed products (December 2015=100) reached 111.76 in July 2017, which indicates an increase by 1.90% compared to June 2017.


Producer Price Index for local exported products (December 2015=100) reached 100.52 in July 2017, which indicates an increase by 0.23% compared to June 2017.


The changes of Producer Price Index for July 2017 were traced back to changes in prices of the following major activities compared to the previous month:

Major Activities

Change

Agriculture, forestry and fishing goods

  + 6.37%

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

  + 0.43% 

Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

  + 0.21%

Mining and quarrying

   - 1.04%

Manufacturing

   - 0.03%



The table below shows monthly percent change in PPI for the period
January – July 2017:

 

Month

Local Products

Exported Products

Total Products

January

- 4.66

+ 0.79

- 3.95

February

- 0.23

+ 0.13

- 0.20

March

- 0.64

-  0.87

- 0.79

April

+ 3.27

-  0.31

+ 2.70

May

- 0.49

-  0.62

- 0.49

June

+ 9.41

+ 1.14

+ 8.80

July

+ 1.90

+ 0.23

+ 1.60


NB:
Data collection of Producer Price Index survey was funded by the European Union.

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