e-Monthly Bulletin  ::: Issue No.85 ::: 06/10/2013

Releases in October, 2013

01/10/2013 - Press Release on the Occasion of International Elderly Day
06/10/2013 - Monthly Industrial Production Index, 8/2013
07/10/2013 - Press Release on the occasion of Arab Housing Day
10/10/2013 - Statistical Report: Environmental Economic Survey 2013
13/10/2013 - Monthly Consumer Price Index, 9/2013
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Latest Updates of Statistical Tables

Indices - Consumer Price Index
Indices - Construction Cost Index
Indices - Road Cost Index
Indices - Water Networks Cost Index
Indices - Sewage Networks Cost Index
Indices - Producer Price Index
Indices - Industrial Production Index
Indices - Wholesale Price Index
Economic - Foreign Trade
Economic - Foreign Investment
Economic - General Government Finance
Economic - Balance of Payments
Economic - International Investment Position & External Debt


An International Conference on Official Statistics hold in Palestine - 24-09-2013

Press Releases

Preliminary estimates at constant prices showed an increase of 1.2 percent in GDP in Palestine during the 2nd quarter 2013 compared to the 2nd quarter 2012
The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for  Palestine in August 2013, as it increased by 1.20% compared to July 2013
Around 2.6 Million Visits to Tourist Sites in the West Bank During the First Half of 2013
Stocks of Palestinian assets invested abroad are about USD 5,262 million. while Stocks of foreign liabilities on the Palestinian economy are  about USD 4,730 million
Exports decreased in July, 2013 by 3.5% compared to June, 2013 , Imports increased in July, 2013 by 6.1% compared to June, 2013.
The incessant deficit of the Current Account amounted to USD 595.7  million (19.8 percent of the GDP at current prices for the 2nd quarter of 2013) with a dramatic increase of USD 355.5 million compared to the previous quarter
The Price Indices for Construction Cost, Road Cost, Water Networks Cost, Sewage Networks Cost in the West Bank in August, 08/2013
The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Palestine during August 2013 increased by 0.37% compared with July 2013
During the second quarter of 2013, 153  thousand guests stayed in hotels
An International Conference on Official Statistics to be held in Palestine on Tuesday, 24/09/2013 

Illiteracy rates dropped in Palestine from 13.9% in 1997 to 4.1% in 2012

The overall Quantity of Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine during July 2013 increase of 8.26% compared to the previous month ( June 2013). 

PCBS in cooperation with FAO, WFP and UNRWA, Organize a workshop on the results of Socio –Economic and Food Security survey   

Ms. Awad, President of the PCBS, is the President-Elect of the International Association of Official Statistics (IAOS). 

New Publications

National Statistical Monitoring System
Hotel Activities in the West Bank (Second Quarter, 2013)
West Bank Southern Governorates Statistical Yearbook, 2012

National Strategy for the Development of Official Statistics (NSDS) 2014-2018

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