Increase in Industrial Production Index in Palestine during June

RAMALLAH, The overall Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine reached 97.09 during June 2019 representing an increase of 1.01% compared to May 2019, said the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) on Sunday.

PCBS said IPI increased in June 2019 due to the increase in the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation by 5.52%, which had a share of 2.39% of the total industry.

The activities of Manufacturing Industry also increased by 2.82% which had a share of 82.98% of the total industry.

Meanwhile, the activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply decreased by 12.29%, which had a share of 11.95% of the total industry, and the activities of Mining and Quarrying slightly decreased by 0.04% which had a share of 2.68% of the total industry.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency