e-Monthly Bulletin  ::: Issue No.74 ::: 07/11/2012

Press Releases

The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for the Palestinian Territory in September 2012 increased by 0.76% compared to August 2012.

Exports decreased in August, 2012 by 6.9 percent compared to July, 2012 and decreased by 9.5 percent

The overall Construction Cost Index (CCI) rincrease of 0.23% in the West Bank during September compared to August 2012

The overall Wholesale Price Index (WPI) in the Palestinian Territory in the third quarter 2012, which indicates an increase by 2.43% compared to the second quarter 2012.

The results of the surveys show that there are 116,939 non-agricultural enterprises operating in the economic activities covered

48 Enterprises operate in financial intermediation activities and employ 6946 persons

According to the results of the ICT Business Survey, 47.0% of the total number of the establishments used computers in the Palestinian Territory in 2011

The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the Palestinian Territory during September 2012 increased by 1.42% compared with August 2012

The overall Quantity of Industrial Production Index (IPI) in the Palestinian Territory in August 2012 decrease of 6.25% compared to the previous month (July 2012).
PCBS projections for mid-2012 showed that there were an estimated 919.8 thousand housing units in the Palestinian Territory, an increase of 31% compared to the 2007 figures

New Publications

Foreign Investment Survey of Palestinian Enterprises, 2011 - Preliminary Results
ICT Business Survey, 2011 - Main Findings
Economic Surveys Series 2011 - Main Results
Finance and Insurance Survey, 2011 - Main Results

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