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Consumer Price Index in Palestine continues to rise during February and increased by over 0.6% compared to January

Consumer Price Index in Palestine continues to rise during February and increased by over 0.6% compared to January

RAMALLAH, Monday, March 14, 2022 (WAFA) - The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Palestine during February recorded an increase of 0.61% compared with January (0.77% in Gaza Strip, 0.69% in Jerusalem J1, and 0.54% in the West Bank), today said the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).

The Palestinian CPI during February 2022 increased by 2.97% compared with February 2021 (3.96% in Jerusalem J1, 2.99% in Gaza Strip, and 2.77% in the West Bank).

The changes in the Palestinian CPI for February 2022 were traced back to changes in prices of the following expenditure subgroups compared with the previous month:

Sub Groups

Percent Change

Fresh Chicken

+ 6.77%

Dried Vegetables

+ 6.41%

Liquid Fuel for Car "Diesel"

+ 3.40%

Liquid Fuel for Car "Petrol"

+ 2.71%

Fresh Vegetables

+ 2.39%

Eggs

+ 2.05%

Non-Alcoholic Beverages

+ 1.79%

Soft Drinks

+ 3.19%

Other Non-Alcoholic Beverages

+ 1.16%

Gas

+ 1.13%

Potatoes and other Tubers

- 7.28%

M.K.

 

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