Saudi Arabia’s inflation rate eases further to 1.7% in September 


RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s inflation rate dropped to 1.7 percent in September, down from 2 percent in August, due to stable prices in all sectors, as per official data. 

The latest data released by the General Authority for Statistics revealed that this rate was the lowest since February 2022 when it was 1.6 percent.  

Transport costs fell by 0.5 percent in September compared to August, while prices for furnishings and household equipment decreased by 0.1 percent during the same period.

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