Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)
Decrease in the Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine during April,04/2018
The overall IPI in Palestine reached 101.65 during April 2018 with a decrease of 3.34% compared to March 2018 (Base Month December 2015 = 100).
IPI for April 2018 decreased due to the sharp decrease in the activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply by 19.11% which had a share of 11.98% of the total industry, the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation by 16.15% which had a share of 0.78% of the total industry, and the activities of Manufacturing Industry by 2.43% which had a share of 83.19% of the total industry, while the activities of Mining and Quarrying increased by 3.71% which had a share of 4.06% of the total industry.
•Relative weight for the main industrial activities represents the percentage distribution of value added for the industrial activities in 2013.