Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)
Palestinian Producer Price Index, February, 02/2015
Increase in the PPI during February, 02/2015
The overall Producer Price1 Index (PPI) for Palestine with its base year (2011=100) reached 106.01 in February 2015, as it increased by 0.64% compared to January 2015.
Producer Price Index for locally consumed products (2011=100) reached 106.36 in February 2015, which indicates an increase by 0.70% compared to January 2015.
Producer Price Index for exported products (2011=100) reached 102.53 in February 2015, which indicates an increase by 0.04% compared to January 2015.
The changes of Producer Price Index for February 2015 were traced back to changes in prices of the following major activities compared to the previous month:
|Agriculture goods:||+ 2.12%|
|Mining and quarrying:||+ 1.15%|
|Manufacturing group:||– 0.34%|
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.
The trend line for the Producer Price Index in Palestine, for the period: February 2014 – February 2015 (Base Year 2011=100)