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

PCBS: Increase in the Producer Price Index /PPI/ during July
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RAMALLAH, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 (WAFA) – According to a report by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), the overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for Palestine with its base year (2019 = 100) reached 99.32 in July 2021, as it increased by 0.83% compared to June 2021.

Producer Price Index for local exported products (2019 = 100) reached 104.51 in July 2021, which indicates an increase of 1.01% compared to June 2021.

Producer Price Index for locally consumed products (2019 = 100) reached 98.76 in July 2021, which indicates an increase of 0.81% compared to June 2021.

The changes of PPI for July 2021 were traced back to changes in prices of the following major activities compared to the previous month:

 

­­­­­­­Major Activities

% Change

Agriculture, forestry and fishing goods

      + 5.03%

Manufacturing

   + 0.43%

Mining and quarrying

      0.00%

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

      - 8.66%

Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

    - 0.49%

K.T./ K.F.

 

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