Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)
Decrease in the Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine during February, 02/2018
The overall IPI in Palestine reached 100.34 during February 2018 with a decrease of 1.03% compared to the previous month (Base Month December 2015 = 100).
IPI for February 2018 decreased due to the decrease in the activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply by 20.05% which had a share of 11.98% of the total industry, and the activities of Mining and Quarrying by 18.41% which had a share of 4.06% of the total industry, while the activities of Manufacturing Industry increased by 2.06% which had a share of 83.19% of the total industry, and the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation by 1.32% which had a share of 0.78% of the total industry.
• Relative weight for the main industrial activities represents the percentage distribution of value added for the industrial activities in 2013.
• Data collection of Industrial Production Index survey was funded by the European Union.