Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)
Palestinian Producer Price Index, January, 01/2018
Increase in the Producer Price Index (PPI) during January 2018
The overall Producer Price Index (PPI) for Palestine with its base month (December 2015=100) reached 100.75 in January 2018, as it increased by 1.73% compared to December 2017.
Producer Price Index for locally consumed products (December 2015=100) reached 100.89 in January 2018, which indicates an increase by 1.92% compared to December 2017.
Producer Price Index for local exported products (December 2015=100) reached 99.32 in January 2018, which indicates a slight increase by 0.09% compared to December 2017.
The changes of Producer Price Index for January 2018 were traced back to changes in prices of the following major activities compared to the previous month:
|Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply||+ 6.01%|
|Agriculture, forestry and fishing goods||+ 4.32%|
|Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities||+ 0.95%|
|Mining and quarrying||
The trend line of the PPI in Palestine, for the period: January 2017 – January 2018
(Base Month December 2015=100)
Data collection of Producer Price Index survey was funded by the European Union.
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.