(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency) On an annual basis the report attributed the decline witnessed in the index to the decline of indicators of the 6 sections of the main of its constituent parts came in the forefront of the Department of other commodities which declined by a large margin reached 11.2% followed by the Department of chemicals and related products which dropped its index as of 6 0.3% then the Department of miscellaneous manufactured goods which fell by 3.8% and the Department of manufactured goods classified by materials which dropped 3.5% and the Department of machinery and transport equipment which fell by 2.4% and finally beverages and tobacco division whose index declined by 0 0.6%.
On the other hand three of the main sections of the index recorded an annual rise of animal and vegetable oils and fats division which rose 2.2% and the Department of food and live animals which rose by 1.7% and the Department of raw materials except fuels rose by 0.7% while also proved to yearly mainly mineral fuels and related products division was hardly any change.
The index of wholesale prices in the Kingdom prepared by the Department of Statistics and Information measures the change in price only and therefore excludes all price changes resulting from the difference in the brands or discount in quantities or the difference in the shipping method or other influencing factors in order to obtain price net only after excluding all effects mentioned and this is the figure for all years and is prepared on the basis of the Kingdom as a whole.
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