Increase in the Producer Price[2] 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:
Major Activities
% Change
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%
Manufacturing
- 0.26%
Mining and quarrying
   0.00%
The trend line of the PPI in Palestine, for the period: January 2017 – January 2018
(Base Month December 2015=100)

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