Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

 

Preliminary Results of the Palestinian Registered* External Trade

in Goods of April, 04/2017.

 

 

Exports:

Exports decreased in April, 2017 by 2.2% compared to March, 2017. While it increased by 6.0% compared to April, 2016 and reached USD 84.8 Million.

 

Exports to Israel decreased in April, 2017 by 5.0% compared to March, 2017 and represented 86.3% of total exports in April, 2017.

 

On the other hand, exports to other countries  increased by 20.7% during the same period compared to March, 2017.

 

Imports:

Imports decreased in April, 2017 by 5.1% compared to March, 2017. While it slightly increased by 0.1% compared to April, 2016 and reached USD 405.5 Million.

 

Imports from Israel decreased by 11.2% in April, 2017 compared to March, 2017 and represented 58.7% of total imports in April, 2017.

 

On the other hand, imports from other countries increased by 5.0% compared to March, 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 5.9% in April, 2017 compared to March, 2017. It also decreased by 1.4% compared to April, 2016 and reached USD 320.7 Million.

 

 

*: Includes actual data received from official sources

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