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PCBS | The Palestinian Producer Price Index, October, 10/2022


Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)


Palestinian Producer[1] Price Index during October, 10/2022



Increase in the Producer Price Index (PPI) during October 2022

The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for Palestine with its base year (2019 = 100) reached 107.68 in October 2022, as it increased by 0.65% compared to September 2022.


PPI for locally consumed products

Producer Price Index for locally consumed products (2019 = 100) reached 107.58 in October 2022, which indicates an increase of 0.73% compared to September 2022.


PPI for local exported products

Producer Price Index for local exported products (2019 = 100) reached 108.61 in October 2022, which indicates a slight decrease of 0.09% compared to September 2022.


The changes of PPI for October 2022 were traced back to changes in prices of the following major activities compared to the previous month:


­­­­­­­Major Activities

% Change

Agriculture, forestry and fishing


+ 4.43%

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

- 3.57%


- 0.46%


Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

- 0.42%

Mining and quarrying

- 0.31%




Please note that the press release in English is brief compared to the Arabic version.




[1] The producer’s price is the amount receivable by the producer from the purchaser for a unit of a good or service produced as output minus any VAT, or similar deductible tax, invoiced to the purchaser. The producer’s prices exclude any transport charges invoiced separately by the producer.