Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

 

Preliminary Results of the Palestinian Registered* External Trade

in Goods of February, 02/2017.

 

 

 

Exports:

Exports slightly decreased in February, 2017 by 0.3% compared to January, 2017. While It increased by 14.8% compared to February, 2016 and reached USD 79.2 Million.

 

Exports to Israel slightly decreased in February, 2017 by 0.9% compared to January, 2017 and represented 86.9% of total exports in February, 2017.

 

On the other hand, exports to other countries  increased by 5.0% during the same period compared to January, 2017.

 

Imports:

Imports decreased in February, 2017 by 2.2% compared to January, 2017. While it increased by 9.5% compared to February, 2016 and reached USD 413.2 Million.

 

Imports from Israel increased by 18.5% in February, 2017 compared to January, 2017,  and represented 57.3% of total imports in February, 2017.

 

 

On the other hand, imports from other countries decreased by 20.7% compared to January, 2017.

 

 

Net Trade Balance on Registered Goods:

The trade balance which represents the difference between exports and imports showed a decrease in trade deficit by 2.6% in February, 2017 compared to January, 2017. While it increased by 8.3% compared to February, 2016 and reached USD 334.0 Million.

 

 

*: Includes actual data received from official sources

 

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