Increase in the Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine during March, 03/2021
The overall IPI in Palestine reached 102.93 during March 2021 with an increase of 3.90% compared to February 2021 (Base Year 2019 = 100).
IPI for March 2021 increased due to the increase in the activities of Mining and Quarrying by 24.99% which had a share of 2.89% of the total industry, the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation by 18.11% which had a share of 1.84% of the total industry, and the activities of Manufacturing Industry by 4.09% which had a share of 87.89% of the total industry, while the activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply decreased by 6.78% which had a share of 7.38% of the total industry.
1. The base year of Industrial Production Index has been updated to be 2019.
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