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Stability in the Consumer Price Index during July - PCBS

Stability in the Consumer Price Index during July - PCBS

RAMALLAH, Thursday, August 13, 2020 (WAFA) - The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Palestine slightly decreased during July by 0.02% compared with June, today said the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).

The decrease was by 0.43% in Gaza Strip, while it increased by 0.50% in Jerusalem, and with a slight increase by 0.01% in the West Bank.

The Palestinian CPI during July 2020 decreased by 2.14% compared with July 2019, a decrease of 2.28% in the West Bank, by 2.02% in Gaza Strip, and by 0.59% in Jerusalem.

The changes in Palestinian CPI for July 2020 were traced back to changes in prices of the following expenditure subgroups compared with the previous month:

Sub Groups

Percent Change

Fresh Chicken

- 6.55%


- 0.34%

Dried Vegetables

+ 7.82%

Liquid Fuel for Car " Petrol "

+ 6.28%

Potatoes and other Tubers

+ 5.77%


+ 4.72%

Liquid Fuel for Car " Diesel "

+ 4.15%

Fresh Fruit

+ 3.98%


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