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Producer Price Index for Palestine up in August – statistics bureau

RAMALLAH, Monday, September 28, 2020 (WAFA) – The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for Palestine increased in August by 0.69% compared to July, today said the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).

PPI for locally consumed products increased by 0.79%, while the PPS for local exported products decreased by 0.17%, compared to July 2020.

The changes of PPI for August 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

+ 11.57%

Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

+ 1.23%

Mining and quarrying

+ 0.09%

Agriculture, forestry and fishing goods

- 1.48%


- 0.01%


K.T./ K.F.

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