Increase in Industrial Production Index in September

RAMALLAH, Sunday, The overall in Industrial Production Index (IPI) in Palestine reached 109.96 during September 2018 with an increase of 7.68% compared to August 2018 (Base Month: December 2015), said the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).

IPI for September 2018 increased due to the increase in the activities of Mining and Quarrying by 15.42% which had a share of 4.06% of the total industry, and the activities of Manufacturing Industry by 8.15% which had a share of 83.19% of the total industry.

Meanwhile, the activities of Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation decreased by 4.88% which had a share of 0.78% of the total industry. The activities of Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply also decreased by 1.75% which had a share of 11.98% of the total industry.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency