Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)
Increase in the Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine during April,04/2019
The overall IPI in Palestine reached 104.58 during April 2019 with an increase of 0.28% compared to March 2019 (Base Year 2018 = 100).
IPI for April 2019 increased due to the increase in the activities of Mining and Quarrying by 33.79% which had a share of 2.68% of the total industry, and the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation by 0.39% which had a share of 2.39% of the total industry, while the activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply decreased by 4.22% which had a share of 11.95% of the total industry, and the activities of Manufacturing Industry decreased by 0.16% which had a share of 82.98% of the total industry.
•The base year of Industrial Production Index has been updated to be 2018.