Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

Increase in the Wholesale Price1 Index during the Third Quarter of 2017

The overall WPI in Palestine with its base year (2007=100) reached 124.51 in the Third quarter 2017, which indicates an increase by 2.06% compared with the Second  quarter 2017.

WPI for local products (2007=100) reached 127.32 in the Third quarter 2017, which indicates an increase by 3.22% compared with the Second quarter 2017.

WPI for imported products (2007=100) reached 122.01 in the Third quarter 2017, which indicates a slight increase by 0.08% compared with the Second quarter 2017.

The table shows the relative share and the quarterly percent changes in WPI by major activities in Palestine for First quarter – Third quarter 2017:

Major Activities

Relative Share

Quarterly Percent Change

2017

Q1

Q2

Q3

Agriculture

29%

+2.58

-8.12

+6.26

Fishing

0.10%

-24.05

+9.66

-5.96

Mining and quarrying

0.90%

+4.23

+1.78

-0.78

Manufacturing

70%

-0.58

-0.77

+0.31

All Items Price Index

100%

+0.39

-3.04

+2.06


The resale (sale without transformation) of new and used goods to retailers, industrial, commercial, institutional or professional users, to other wholesalers, or to those acting as agents or brokers in buying merchandise for, or selling merchandise to such persons or companies.  The wholesale price includes VAT and any transport charges.
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