Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)
Increase in the Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine
during May, 05/2022
The overall IPI in Palestine reached 106.45 during May 2022 which indicates an increase of 7.92% compared to April 2022 (Base Year 2019 = 100).
IPI for May 2022 increased due to the increase in the activities of Mining and Quarrying by 21.84% which had a share of 2.89% of the total industry, and the activities of Manufacturing Industry by 10.36% which had a share of 87.89% of the total industry. While, the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation decreased by 12.96% which had a share of 1.84% of the total industry, and the activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply decreased by 10.31% which had a share of 7.38% of the total industry.
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