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Decline in Palestine’s industrial production index during April

RAMALLAH, Sunday, June 6, 2021 (WAFA) – The overall industrial production index (IPI) in Palestine reached 102.40 points during April 2021 with a decrease of 0.52 percent compared to March 2021, today said the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).

IPI for April 2021 decreased due to the decline in the activities of Mining and Quarrying by 20.48 percent, which had a share of 2.89 percent of the total industry, as well as the decline in the activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply by 1.17 percent. These activities had a share of 7.38 percent of the total industry.

Meanwhile, the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation increased by 0.52 percent, and had a share of 1.84 percent of the total industry.

The manufacturing activities increased by 0.15 percent, and had a share of 87.89 percent of the total industry.

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