Slight decrease in CPI during September, says Statistics Bureau

RAMALLAH, Sunday, The overall consumer price index (CPI) for Palestine during September 2018 slightly decreased by 0.07% compared with August 2018, according to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).

CPI decreased by 0.09% in the West Bank, while it increased by 0.78% in the Gaza Strip, and by 0.10% in Jerusalem.

The Palestinian CPI during September 2018 slightly decreased by 0.09% compared with September 2017.

It decreased by 1.35% in the Gaza Strip, while it increased by 1.44% in Jerusalem, and by 0.82% in the West Bank.

The Palestinian CPI during the first nine months of 2018 decreased by 0.31% compared with the same period of the previous year (by 1.38% in Gaza Strip, while it increased by 0.82% in Jerusalem J, and by 0.20% in the West Bank).

Source: Palestinian News and Info Agency