Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)
Preliminary Results of the Palestinian Registered* External Trade in Goods of June, 06/2014.
Exports decreased in June, 2014 by 2.4% compared to May, 2014. While it increased by 4.8% compared to June, 2013 and reached USD 74.5 Million.
Exports to Israel decreased in June, 2014 by 1.8% compared to May, 2014 and represented 87.0% of total exports in June, 2014.
On the other hand, exports to other countries decreased by 5.5% during the same period compared to May, 2014.
Imports slightly increased in June 2014 by 0.2% compared to May, 2014. It also increased by 18.2% compared to June, 2013 and reached USD 460.0 Million.
Imports from Israel decreased by 4.6% in June 2014 compared to May, 2014 and represented 62.1% of total imports in June 2014.
On the other hand, imports from other countries increased by 9.2% compared to May, 2014.
Net Trade Balance on Registered Goods
The trade balance which represents the difference between exports and imports showed an increase in trade deficit by 0.7% compared to May, 2014. It also increased by 21.2% compared to June 2013 and reached USD 385.5 Million.