Saudi consumer price index up 2.3 percent in April: government data

Saudi Arabia’s consumer price index rose 2.3 percent in April from a year earlier, on the back of higher transportation prices and food and beverages, government data showed on Sunday.

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Transport prices rose 4.6 percent, while food and beverage prices rose 4.3 percent, the data shows.

Compared to March 2022, consumer prices rose 0.4 percent, Saudi Arabia’s General Statistics Authority said in a statement.

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