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PCBS | PCBS: The Palestinian Producer Price Index, during June, 06/2016.

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)


Decrease in the Producer Price Index, during June, 06/2016



The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for Palestine with its base month (December 2015=100) reached 100.31 in June 2016, as it decreased by 1.60% compared to May 2016.


Producer Price Index for locally consumed products (December 2015=100) reached 100.27 in June 2016, which indicates a decrease by 1.73% compared to May 2016.


Producer Price Index for local exported products (December 2015=100) reached 100.80 in June 2016, which indicates a decrease by 0.25% compared to May 2016.


The changes of Producer Price Index for June 2016 were traced back to changes in prices of the following major activities compared to the previous month:

Major Activities


Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

    -  12.74%

Mining and quarrying

    -    2.47%

Agriculture, forestry and fishing goods

    -    0.36%



    -    0.06%

Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

    +    0.12%

















The trend line of the Producer Price Index in Palestine, for the period:

June 2015 - June 2016 (Base Month December 2015=100)







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.                  


Note: Since the beginning of 2016, PCBS updated the base month for the Producer Price Index to be December 2015 instead of 2011, as well as started using International Standard of Industrial Classification for all Economic Activates (Revision Four) instead of Revision Three.