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Saudi Technical Consumer Goods Market plunges in Q1'2017 when compared to same quarter, last year.

Results for GfK TEMAX® Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Q1 2017

Jeddah, May 30th, 2017- The technical consumer goods (TCG) market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) declined by 25.8 percent in the first quarter of 2017, compared to the same quarter in 2016, with overall sales volume amounting to about SAR 6.9 Billion.
All sectors registered a significant decline.

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Table summary

Saudi Arabia Q1 2017
Q2 2016 M. SAR Q3 2016 M. SAR Q4 2016 M. SAR Q1 2017 M. SAR Q1 2017 / Q1 2016 / +/- % Q1 2017 M. SAR Q1 2017 / Q1 2016 +/- %
Consumer Electronics (CE) 901 734 891 610 -27.1% 610 -27.1%
Photography (PH) 83 70 62 48 -43.9% 48 -43.9%
Major Domestic Appliances (MDA) 1,402 1,221 1,368 1,050 -8.1% 1,050 -8.1%
Small Domestic Appliances (SDA) 555 488 558 427 -8.2% 427 -8.2%
Information Technology (IT) 1,449 1,285 1,308 1,201 -25.5% 1,201 -25.5%
Telecommunications (TC) 4,567 3,651 3,559 3,457 -31.8% 3,457 -31.8%
Office Equipment & Consumables (OE) 177 168 187 177 -5.8% 177 -5.8%
GfK TEMAX ® Saudi Arabia 9,133 7,617 7,933 6,970 -25.8% 6,970 -25.8%

Economic data 2016

Saudi Arabia
  • 1.4
    GDP growth in %
  • 20,150
    GDP per capita in USD
  • 5.5
    Unemployment rate in %
  • 3.5
    Inflation rate, avg. consumer prices in %
  • 5,778,300
    Number of households
  • N/A
    Purchasing power per household in EUR
Data for GDP, unemployment and inflation rate by World Bank, IMF, ILO, National statistics portals; Data for number of households and purchasing power by GfK GeoMarketing
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