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PCBS | The Palestinian Producer Price Index, April, 04/2022

  Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

Increase in the Producer Price Index (PPI) during April, 04/2022


The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for Palestine with its base year (2019 = 100) reached 106.48 in April 2022, as it increased by 0.10% compared to March 2022.

PPI for locally consumed products

Producer Price Index for locally consumed products (2019 = 100) reached 106.08 in April 2022, which indicates an increase of 0.17% compared to March 2022.

PPI for local exported products

Producer Price Index for local exported products (2019 = 100) reached 110.26 in April 2022, which indicates a decrease of 0.59% compared to March 2022.

The changes of PPI for April 2022 were traced back to changes in prices of the following major activities compared to the previous month:


­­­­­­­Major Activities

% Change

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

+ 7.31%


+ 0.15%

Mining and quarrying

+ 0.01%

Agriculture, forestry and fishing


- 1.68%

Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

- 0.95%





Please note that the press release in English is brief compared to the Arabic version.



1 The producer’s price is the amount receivable by the producer from the purchaser for a unit of a good or service produced as output minus any VAT, or similar deductible tax, invoiced to the purchaser. The producer’s prices exclude any transport charges invoiced separately by the producer.