Producer Price Index up by 2.59% in April – PCBS

The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for Palestine increased in April by 2.59% compared to March 2021, today said the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).

PPI for locally consumed products increased by 2.73% in April compared to March 2021, and by 1.36% for locally exported products.

The changes of PPI for April 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

+ 7.96%

Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

+ 4.50%


+ 0.57%

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

+ 0.34%

Mining and quarrying


Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency