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Decrease in the Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

Decrease in the Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine during, August,08/2018

The overall IPI in Palestine reached 102.12 during August 2018 with a decrease of 2.35% compared to July 2018 (Base Month December 2015 = 100).

IPI for August 2018 decreased due to the decrease in the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation by 22.69% which had a share of 0.78% of the total industry, the activities of Mining and Quarrying by 11.54% which had a share of 4.06% of the total industry, and the activities of Manufacturing Industry by 2.92% which had a share of 83.19% of the total industry, while the activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply increasedby 17.96% which had a share of 11.98% of the total industry.

The table shows monthly percent changes in IPI for the period January – August 2018:

Month Monthly Percent Change (%)
  January 7.29 –
  February 1.03 –
  March 4.81 +
  April 3.34 –
  May 3.16 –
  June 5.22 –
  July 12.08 +
  August 2.35 –

 

The trend line of the Industrial Production Index in Palestine, for the period: August 2017 – August 2018 (Base Month December 2015 = 100)

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