Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)
Decrease in the Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine during May, 05/2021
The overall IPI in Palestine reached 97.34 during May 2021 with a decrease of 4.94% compared to April 2021 (Base Year 2019 = 100).
IPI for May 2021 decreased due to the Decrease in the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation by 12.20% which had a share of 1.84% of the total industry, the activities of Manufacturing Industry decreased by 4.97% which had a share of 87.89% of the total industry, and the activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply by 4.50% which had a share of 7.38% of the total industry, While the activities of Mining and Quarrying increased by 3.02% which had a share of 2.89% of the total industry.
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