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PCBS: A decrease in trade balance deficit on registered goods by 5% in April

RAMALLAH, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 (WAFA) – According to a report by Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), a decrease has been noted in trade balance deficit on registered goods by 5% in April.

Exports slightly decreased in April, 2021 by 0.1% compared to March, 2021, while it increased by 109% compared to April, 2020 and reached USD 114.6 million.

Exports to Israel increased in April, 2021 by 3% compared to March, 2021 and it represented 91% of total exports in April, 2021

On the other hand, exports to other countries decreased by 22% during the same period compared to March, 2021.

Imports decreased in April, 2021 by 4% compared to March, 2021, while it increased by 58% compared to April, 2020 and reached USD 487.8 million.

Imports from Israel decreased by 3% in April, 2021 compared to March, 2021 and it represented 53% of total imports in April, 2021.

At the same time, imports from other countries decreased by 5% compared to March, 2021.

K.T./ K.F.

 

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