Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)
Sharp Increase in the Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine
during August, 08/2022
The overall IPI in Palestine reached 113.23 during August 2022 which indicates a sharp increase of 7.80% compared to July 2022 (Base Year 2019 = 100).
IPI for August 2022 sharply increased due to the sharp increase in the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation by 24.65% which had a share of 1.84% of the total industry, the activities of Mining and Quarrying by 15.79% which had a share of 2.89% of the total industry, the activities of Manufacturing Industry by 7.56% which had a share of 87.89% of the total industry, and the activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply increased by 4.65% which had a share of 7.38% of the total industry.
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