e-Monthly Bulletin  ::: Issue No.81 ::: 04/06/2013

Press Releases

The total number of building licenses issued in the first quarter of 2013 increased by 8.7% compared to the fourth quarter of 2012

The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for  Palestine in April 2013 it decreased by 0.83% compared to March 2013.

The Price Indices for Construction Cost, Road Cost, Water Networks Cost, Sewage Networks Cost in the West Bank in April, 04/2013    
Exports decreased in March, 2013 by 6.3% compared to February, 2013, Imports decreased in March, 2013 by 6.9% compared to February, 2013.
PCBS & Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology Issue a Press Release on the Occasion of World Information Society Day 

The number of persons participating in the labour force in Palestine was about 1.134 million in the 1st  quarter 2013: about 750 thousand in the West Bank and about 384 thousand in Gaza Strip.

The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Palestine during April 2013 decreased by 0.09% compared with March 2013
The Palestinian population was 1.37 million in 1948, but by the end of 2012 the estimated world population of Palestinians totaled 11.6 million
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Palestine witnessed remarkable growth of 5.9% during 2012. The GDP per capita increased by 2.7%.
The overall Quantity of Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine during March 2013 increase of 2.13% compared to the previous month ( January 2013).

New Publications

Hotel Activities in the West Bank (First Quarter, 2013)
Construction Statistics : Building Licenses First Quarter - 2013
Performance of Palestinian Economy, 2012
Environment and Sustainable Development in Palestine 2012 - Arabic only
Prices and Price Indices - Annual Bulletin, 2012

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