Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

Increase in the Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine
During July, 07/2017


Increase in the Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine during July 2017
The overall IPI in Palestine reached 106.37 during July 2017 with an increase of 15.25% compared to the previous month (Base Month December 2015 = 100).

IPI for July 2017 increased due to the increase in the activity of Manufacturing Industry by 17.80% which had a share of 83.19% of the total industry, and the activity of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply by 10.45% which had a share of 11.98% of the total industry, while the activity of Mining and Quarrying decreased by 16.84% which had a share of 4.06% of the total industry, and the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation by 7.03% which had a share of 0.78% of the total industry.

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

Month

Monthly Percent Change %

  January

+ 4.80

  February

-  6.11

  March

+ 8.08

  April

-  6.36

  May

-  0.49

  June

-  11.23

  July

+ 15.25

 

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

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


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