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Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

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 Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

Preliminary Results of the Palestinian Registered* External Trade in Goods of July, 07/2017

Exports of Goods:

Exports increased in July, 2017 by 8.0% compared to June, 2017. It also increased by 32.5% compared to July, 2016 and reached USD 88.8 million.

Exports to Israel increased in July, 2017 by 7.1% compared to June, 2017 and represented 90.7% of total exports in       July, 2017.

At the same time, exports to other countries  increased by 17.6% during the same period compared to June, 2017.

Imports of Goods:

Imports increased in July, 2017 by 9.3% compared to June, 2017. It also increased by 21.1% compared to July, 2016 and reached USD 456.6 million.

Imports from Israel increased by 15.8% in July, 2017 compared to June, 2017 and represented 58.3% of total imports in July, 2017.

At the same time, imports from other countries increased by 1.2% compared to June, 2017.

The trade balance which represents the difference between exports and imports showed an increase in trade deficit by 9.6% in July, 2017 compared to June, 2017. It also increased by 18.6% compared to July, 2016 and reached USD 367.8 million.

 

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