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PCBS | PCBS: The Palestinian Producer Price Index, March, 03/2022

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

Increase in the Producer Price Index (PPI) during March, 03/2022

The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for Palestine with its base year (2019 = 100) reached 106.38 in March 2022, as it increased by 0.89% compared to February 2022.

PPI for locally consumed products

Producer Price Index for locally consumed products (2019 = 100) reached 105.89 in March 2022, which indicates an increase of 1.02% compared to February 2022.

PPI for local exported products

Producer Price Index for local exported products (2019 = 100) reached 110.92 in March 2022, which indicates a decrease of 0.19% compared to February 2022.

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


­­­­­­­Major Activities

% Change


Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

+ 1.77%

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply

+ 1.58%

Agriculture, forestry and fishing

+ 1.17%


+ 0.66%

Mining and quarrying

+ 0.11%


 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.