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PCBS: Sharp decrease in Industrial Production Index in Palestine during March

 

RAMALLAH, Tuesday, May 5, 2020 (WAFA) - The overall Industrial Production Index (IPI) sharply decreased in Palestine by 24.60% during March compared to February, today said the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), in light of COVID-19 (corona virus) pandemic.

The sharp decrease was due to the decrease in the activities of Mining and Quarrying by 28.77%, which had a share of 2.68% of the total industry, the activities of Manufacturing Industry by 28.62%, which had a share of 82.98% of the total industry, and the activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply by 0.79%, which had a share of 11.95% of the total industry, while the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation increased by 0.53%, which had a share of 2.39% of the total industry.

M.K.

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