Sharp Increase in the Industrial Production Index

The overall IPI in Palestine reached 107.60 during July 2019 with a sharp increase of 10.83% compared to June 2019 (Base Year 2018 = 100).

IPI for July 2019 increased due to the sharp increase in the activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply by 15.55% which had a share of 11.95% of the total industry, the activities of Manufacturing Industry by 10.65% which had a share of 82.98% of the total industry, and the activities of Mining and Quarrying increased by 5.67% which had a share of 2.68% of the total industry, while the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation decreased by 0.72% which had a share of 2.39% of the total industry.

Source: Palestine Central Bureau of Statistics