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Preliminary Results of the Palestinian Registered* External Trade in Goods of June, 06/2018

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

Preliminary Results of the Palestinian Registered* External Trade in Goods of

June, 06/2018

Exports in Goods:

Exports decreased in June, 2018 by 15% compared to May, 2018. It also decreased by 1.1% compared to June, 2017 and reached USD 81.3 Million.

Exports to Israel decreased in June, 2018 by 12.7% compared to May, 2018 and it represented 90.5% of total exports in June, 2018.

At the same time, exports to other countries decreased by 31.9% during the same period compared to May, 2018.

Imports in Goods:

Imports decreased in June, 2018 by 10.9% compared to May, 2018. While it increased by 5.5% compared to June, 2017 and reached USD 440.8 Million.

Imports from Israel decreased by 4.9% in June, 2018 compared to May, 2018 and it represented 59.8% of total imports in June, 2018.

At the same time, imports from other countries decreased by 18.5% compared to May, 2018.

Net Trade Balance on Registered Goods:

The trade balance which represents the difference between exports and imports showed a decrease in trade deficit by 10% in June, 2018 compared to May, 2018. While it increased by 7.1% compared to June, 2017 and reached USD 359.5 Million.

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