Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)
Decrease in the Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine
during January, 01/2023
The overall IPI in Palestine reached 107.15 during January 2023 with a decrease of 3.09% compared to December 2022 (Base Year 2019 = 100).
IPI for January 2023 decreased due to the decrease in the activities of Manufacturing Industry by 4.75% which had a share of 87.89% of the total industry. While, the activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply increased by 9.06% which had a share of 7.38% of the total industry, the activities of Mining and Quarrying increased by 7.18% which had a share of 2.89% of the total industry, and the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation increased by 6.74% which had a share of 1.84% of the total industry.
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