Monthly Archives - September 2017

2.2% GDP growth rate at constant prices in the first quarter of 2017 Compared with the same period of 2016

The Department of Statistics issued the results of the quarterly estimates of the GDP at constant prices for the first quarter of 2017.The results show that growth reached 2.2% during the first quarter of 2017 compared with the same quarter of 2016. At the level of production sectors, most sectors have shown positive growth during the first quarter of 2017 compared with the first quarter of 2016. According to the report, Mining And Quarrying industries sector has achieved the highest [...]


13% the Average Decrease in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during July 2017 Compared with July 2016

The data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for July 2017 by 13.2% compared with July 2016. (The Price Index reached 86.8 in July 2017 compared with 100.0 in July 2016).The most significant crops that contributed to this decrease were tomato 72.0%, watermelon 49.1%, potato 28.9%, peach 18.5%, squash 37.3%, cantaloupe 45.9%, onion 19.3%, eggplants 23.0%, lemon 27.8% and lettuce 53.9%.( the total of their relative importance constituted 68.0% [...]

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