Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)
Decrease in the Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine during September, 09/2023
The overall IPI in Palestine reached 109.67 during September 2023 with a decrease of 4.37% compared to August 2023 (Base Year 2019 = 100).
IPI for Septemper 2023 decreased due to the decrease in the activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply by 9.93%, which had a share of 7.38% of the total industry, and the activities of Manufacturing Industry by 4.27%, which had a share of 87.89% of the total industry.
While, the activities of Mining and Quarrying increased by 15.81%, which had a share of 2.89% of the total industry, and the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation by 1.42%, which had a share of 1.84% of the total industry.
Notice for Users:
Due to the Israeli attack on Gaza strip in October,7 2023, the production of 63% of industrial establishment working in Gaza strip was estimated according to international recommendation in this field for September 2023.
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