Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

 

Preliminary Results of the Palestinian Registered* External Trade

in Goods of September, 09/2016.

 

 

Exports:

Exports decreased in September, 2016 by 10.6% compared to August, 2016. While it increased by 18.9% compared to September, 2015 and reached USD 75.4 Million.

 

Exports to Israel decreased in September, 2016 by 12.5% compared to August, 2016 and represented 88.9% of total exports in September, 2016

 

On the other hand, exports to other countries  increased by 8.2% during the same period compared to August, 2016.

 

Imports:

Imports decreased in September, 2016 by 6.7% compared to August, 2016. It also decreased by 7.8% compared to September, 2015 and reached USD 415.3 Million.

 

Imports from Israel decreased by 2.2% in September 2016 compared to August, 2016 and represented 60.6% of total imports in September 2016.

 

 

At the same time, imports from other countries decreased by 12.9% compared to August, 2016.



 

 

 

Net Trade Balance on Registered Goods:

The trade balance which represents the difference between exports and imports showed a decrease in trade deficit by 5.8% in September, 2016 compared to August, 2016. It also decreased by 12.1% compared to September, 2015 and reached USD 339.9 Million.

 

 

* Includes actual data received from official sources

 

 

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