Preliminary Results of the Palestinian Registered* External Trade in Goods of June 2017

 

Exports:

Exports decreased in June, 2017 by 15.3% compared to May, 2017. While it increased by 5.8% compared to June, 2016 and reached USD 82.2 Million.

 

Exports to Israel decreased in June, 2017 by 14.2% compared to May, 2017 and represented 91.4% of total exports in June, 2017.

 

At the same time, exports to other countries  decreased by 24.5% during the same period compared to May, 2017.

 

Imports:

Imports decreased in June, 2017 by 12.0% compared to May, 2017. It also decreased by 4.2% compared to June, 2016 and reached USD 417.9 Million.

 

Imports from Israel decreased by 12.6% in June, 2017 compared to May, 2017 and represented 54.9% of total imports in June, 2017.

 

 

At the same time, imports from other countries decreased by 11.3% compared to May, 2017.

 

 

Net Trade Balance on Registered Goods:

The trade balance which represents the difference between exports and imports showed a decrease  in trade deficit by 11.2% in June, 2017 compared to May, 2017. It also decreased by 6.3% compared to June, 2016 and reached USD 335.7 Million.

 

 

*: Includes actual data received from official sources  

Source: Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)