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Producer Price Index up by 0.65% during October, says statistics bureau

RAMALLAH, Wednesday, November 30, 2022 (WAFA) - The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for Palestine increased in October by 0.65% compared to September, today said the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).

PPI for locally consumed products increased by 0.73% compared to September while it decreased for locally exported products by 0.09%.

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

­­­­­­­Major Activities

% Change

Agriculture, forestry and fishing

 

+ 4.43%

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

- 3.57%

Manufacturing

- 0.46%

 

Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

- 0.42%

Mining and quarrying

- 0.31%

M.K.

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