According to a report by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS), a decrease in the Industrial Production Index (IPI) has been noted in Palestine during May 2021.
The overall IPI in Palestine reached 97.34 during May 2021 with a decrease of 4.94% compared to April 2021.
IPI for May 2021 decreased due to the decrease in the activities of water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation by 12.20% which had a share of 1.84% of the total industry, the activities of manufacturing industry decreased by 4.97% which had a share of 87.89% of the total industry, and the activities of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 4.50% which had a share of 7.38% of the total industry, while the activities of mining and quarrying increased by 3.02% which had a share of 2.89% of the total industry.