Wholesale Price Index down during the second quarter of 2020

RAMALLAH, The overall Wholesale Price Index (WPI) in Palestine for the second quarter of this year decreased by 0.61% compared with the first quarter, today said the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).

WPI for local products decreased by 0.75% compared with the first quarter 2020 and by 0.38% for imported products.

The decrease in WPI for the second quarter was due to the decrease in the activities of Mining & Quarrying by 1.76%, and the activities of Manufacturing by 1.06%, while the activities of Fishing increased by 7.41%, and the activities of Agriculture increased by 0.35%.


Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency