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PCBS | PCBS: The Palestinian Producer Price Index, during April, 04/2015.

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

Palestinian Producer Price Index, April, 04/2015 

Decrease in the PPI during April 2015



The overall Producer Price1 Index (PPI) for  Palestine with its base year (2011=100) reached 105.02 in April 2015, as it decreased by 1.10% compared to March 2015.

Producer Price Index for locally consumed products (2011=100) reached 105.24 in April 2015, which indicates a decrease by 1.22% compared to March 2015.

Producer Price Index for exported products (2011=100) reached 102.90 in April 2015, which indicates an increase by 0.13% compared to March 2015.


The changes of Producer Price Index for April 2015 were traced back to changes in prices of the following major activities compared to the previous month:


Major Groups


Agriculture goods:

   -  1.25%

Manufacturing group:

   -  1.06%

Mining and quarrying:

   -  0.82%  


   +  9.99%



The trend line for the Producer Price Index in Palestine, for the period:  April 2014 - April 2015

(Base Year 2011=100)





1 The producer’s price is the amount receivable by the producer from the purchaser for a unit of a good or service produced as output minus any VAT, or similar deductible tax, invoiced to the purchaser. The producer’s prices exclude any transport charges invoiced separately by the producer.