Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)
Palestinian Producer Price Index, February, 2020/02
Decrease in the Producer Price Index (PPI) during February 2020
The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for Palestine with its base year (2018 = 100) reached 96.75 in February 2020, as it decreased by 1.20% compared to January 2020.
PPI for locally consumed products
Producer Price Index for locally consumed products (2018 = 100) reached 96.64 in February 2020, which indicates a decrease of 1.23% compared to January 2020.
PPI for local exported products
Producer Price Index for local exported products (2018 = 100) reached 97.73 in February 2020, which indicates a decrease of 0.99% compared to January 2020.
The changes of PPI for February 2020 were traced back to changes in prices of the following major activities compared to the previous month:
|Major Activities||% Change|
|Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply||– 3.17%|
|Agriculture, forestry and fishing goods||– 3.04%|
|Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities||– 0.85%|
|Mining and quarrying||– 0.44%|
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.