Statistics bureau: Decrease in the Producer Price Index during January

The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for Palestine in January decreased by 0.39% compared to December 2019, today said the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).

PPI for locally consumed products decreased by 0.47% in January compared to December while it increased for locally exported products by 0.27%.

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

�������Major Activities

% Change

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

– 1.38%

Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

– 0.38%

Agriculture, forestry and fishing goods

– 0.31%

Manufacturing

– 0.27%

Mining and quarrying

0.00%

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency