Slight decrease in the Consumer Price Index during February

RAMALLAH, Thursday, The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Palestine during February slightly decreased by 0.05% compared with January, according to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).

The decrease was by 0.57% in Gaza Strip and by 0.49% in Jerusalem area, while it increased by 0.17% in the West Bank.

When compared to February of last year, CPI increased by 0.44%, with an increase by 1.22% in the West Bank and by 0.13% in Jerusalem, while it decreased by 1.03% in Gaza Strip.

Source: Palestinian News and Info Agency

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