Tuesday, Oct. 24
Latest News
  1. Israeli authorities deliver demolition notices in Silwan
  2. 3 Gazans abducted while inside tunnel near Egyptian border
  3. Jerusalemite Palestinian sentenced to 16 years in prison
  4. Health condition of Palestinian shot by Israeli forces improves
  5. Families of Palestinian prisoners from Gaza visit relatives
  6. Israeli forces detain 66 Palestinians, majority teenagers, in raids
  7. Israeli forces open fire at Gaza fishermen
  8. Activists demand settlers leave Palestinian home in Hebron
  9. Israeli forces raid refugee camp, ransack homes in search of weapons
  10. Israeli forces detain Palestinian for allegedly planning attack

Prices rose 4 percent in West Bank in 2012

Jan. 14, 2013 4:26 P.M. (Updated: Jan. 15, 2013 2:33 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Prices rose nearly 3 percent in Palestine over the past year, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics said Monday.

The consumer price index increased 2.78 percent overall -- 4.08 percent in the West Bank, 3.23 percent in East Jerusalem, and 0.48 percent in the Gaza Strip.

The biggest price rise was for vegetables, at 15.03 percent, followed by fresh poultry, at 8.91 percent. Fruit prices rose below average, at 2.17 percent.

The cost of transportation fuel rose 5.81 percent, and fuel for electricity by 3.67 percent, PCBS said.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017