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PCBS | PCBS: The Palestinian Producer Price Index, during February, 02/2013

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) 

Palestinian Producer Price Index, February 2013 

Decrease in the PPI during February 2013

The overall Producer Price1 Index (PPI) for  Palestine with its base month (January 2011=100) reached 102.60 in February 2013, as it decreased by 0.78% compared to January 2013.

Producer Price Index for exported products (January 2011=100) reached 105.07 in February  2013, which indicates a decrease by 0.46% compared to January 2013. 

Producer Price Index for locally consumed products (January 2011=100) reached 102.35 in February 2013, which indicates a decrease by 0.82% compared to January 2013.

The changes of Producer Price Index for February 2013 were traced back to changes in prices of the following major activities compared to the previous month:


Major Groups


Agriculture goods:

  - 1.97%

Manufacturing group:

  - 0.24%

Mining and quarrying:

 +  1.78%




The trend line for the Producer Price Index in Palestine, for the period: February 2012 - February 2013 (Base Month January 2011=100)




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.