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PCBS: Increase in the Producer Price Index /PPI/ during June

PCBS: Increase in the Producer Price Index /PPI/ during June
Increase in the Producer Price Index (PPI) during June

RAMALLAH, Thursday, July 29, 2021 (WAFA) – The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for Palestine with its base year reached 98.50 in June 2021, as it increased by 0.60% compared to May 2021, according to a report by Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).

Producer Price Index for locally consumed products (2019 = 100) reached 97.97 in June 2021, which indicates an increase of 0.64% compared to May 2021.

Producer Price Index for local exported products (2019 = 100) reached 103.46 in June 2021, which indicates an increase of 0.19% compared to May 2021.

The changes of PPI for June 2021 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

+ 5.94%

Manufacturing

  + 0.34%

Mining and quarrying

      0.00%

Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

  - 1.05%

Agriculture, forestry and fishing goods

    - 0.31%

 

K.T./ K.F.

 

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