Decrease in Industrial Production Index in June

RAMALLAH, The overall Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine reached 93.30 during June 2018 representing a decrease of 5.22% compared to May 2018, according to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).

PCBS said IPI for June 2018 decreased due to the decrease in the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation by 20.51% which had a share of 0.78% of the total industry.

The activities of Mining and Quarrying also decreased by 9.81% which had a share of 4.06% of the total industry, and the activities of Manufacturing Industry by 5.52% which had a share of 83.19% of the total industry.

Meanwhile, the activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply increased by 7.91% which had a share of 11.98% of the total industry.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency

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