‎POS weekly transactions hit SAR 10.6 bln: SAMA

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POS weekly transactions hit SAR 10.6 bln: SAMA

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The purpose-of-sale (POS) transactions reached nearly SAR 10.60 billion in the week ended Nov. 12, in contrast to SAR 11.75 billion in the week sooner than, files issued by the Saudi Central Monetary institution (SAMA) showed.

Records showed that about 154.21 million transactions were processed at some stage in the week.

POS transactions describe what patrons use the exercise of ATM and credit playing cards in procuring stores, retail stores, pharmacies, and masses others.

The next table exhibits the weekly constructing in POS transactions:

Weekly POS Transactions

Week

Series of Transactions

(’000)

Cost of Transactions


(SAR mln)

Weekly Trade

Jan. 2-8, 2022

122898

10226.8

(14%)

Jan. 9-15

120676

9505.0

(7%)

Jan. 16-22

111506

8774.0

(8%)

Jan. 23-29

125208

10448.9

+19%

Jan. 30-Feb. 5

129020

10548.4

+1%

Feb. 6-12

122877

9326.1

(12%)

Feb. 13-19

118885

8819.1

(5%)

Feb. 20-26

120587

9407.8

+7%

Feb. 27-Mar. 5

139521

12018.0

+28%

Mar. 6-12

135386

10807.9

(10%)

Mar. 13-19

128050

10735.3

(0.6%)

Mar. 20-26

128246

10667.8

(0.6%)

Mar. 27-Apr. 2

153351

14051.5

+32%

Apr. 3-9

110387

9640.0

(31%)

Apr. 10-16

114444

9990.8

+4%

Apr. 17-23

112462

10424.4

+4%

Apr. 24-30

153055

15971.6

+53%

Can also 1-7

120147

8402.9

(47%)

Can also 8-14

128325

9318.6

+11%

Can also 15-21

124158

8810.7

(5%)

Can also 22-28

139381

10971.0

+25%

Can also 29-June 4

144698

11168.0

+2%

June 5-11

142458

10344.7

(7%)

June 12-18

135206

9928.9

(4%)

June 19-25

126682

9421.8

(5%)

June 26-July 2

159518

13434.0

+43%

July 3-9

151178

12090.5

(10%)

July 10-16

122999

8067.2

(33%)

July 17-23

125027

8947.0

+11%

July 24-30

147102

11422.3

+28%

July 31-Aug. 6

145051

10803.1

(5%)

Aug. 7-13

143471

10302.2

(% 5)

Aug. 14-20

138608

10191.1

(1%)

Aug. 21-27

142718

11586.2

+14%

Aug. 28-Sept. 3

162486

13502.0

+17%

Sept. 4-10

147651

10588.1

(22%)

Sept. 11-17

147526

10243.8

(3%)

Sept. 18-24

142432

10425.5

+1%

Sept. 25-Oct. 1

160613

12844.9

+23%

Oct. 2-8

154383

10819.8

(16%)

Oct. 9-15

151340

10265.2

(5%)

Oct. 16-22

138928

9513.2

(7%)

Oct. 23-29

156360

11687.2

+23%

Oct. 30- Nov. 5

160288

11750.0

+1%

Nov. 6 – Nov. 12

154213

10601.1

(10%)

All sectors declined, except for for the resorts rose by 2% week-on-week (WoW). The education sector modified into the supreme decliner, losing 37%. It modified into adopted by jewelry that fell by 18%.

All the contrivance through the week, client spending centered on the food and beverages sector, reaching nearly SAR 1.59 billion, representing nearly 15% of full gross sales. It modified into adopted by the restaurants and cafes sector at SAR 1.58 billion, representing 14.9% of gross sales. 

The next table itsy-bitsy print client spending in each and every sector:

POS Transactions by Sector (SAR mln)

Sector

Cost of Transactions in Week Ended Nov. 5

Cost of Transactions in Week Ended Nov. 12

Weekly Trade

Training

150.77

95.41

(37%)

Jewellery

225.76

185.81

(18%)

Telecommunications

102.53

85.84

(16%)

Game and Culture

278.40

239.41

(14%)

Food and Beverages

1839.52

1594.81

(13%)

Miscellaneous Goods and Services and products

1325.83

1170.06

(12%)

Transport

706.20

629.63

(12%)

Dresses and Footwear

799.29

715.53

(11%)

Healthcare

831.81

747.05

(10%)

Public Utilities

93.75

86.61

(8%)

Furnishings

323.77

305.30

(6%)

Ingesting locations and Cafes

1653.11

1576.09

(5%)

Electronics and Electrical Appliances

274.61

263.20

(4%)

Gas Stations

734.76

711.25

(3%)

Constructing Materials

378.68

369.76

(2%)

Resorts

235.09

238.61

+2%

Varied

1796.12

1586.73

(12%)

Total

11750.00

10601.10

(10%)

Riyadh topped the POS transactions in label with nearly SAR 3.40 billion, representing 32% of full gross sales. Jeddah came second with SAR 1.59 billion, as indicated under:

POS Transactions by City (SAR mln)

City

Cost of Transactions in Week Ended Nov. 5

Cost of Transactions in Week Ended Nov. 12

Weekly Trade

Riyadh

3725.95

3395.69

(9%)

Jeddah

1740.44

1588.52

(9%)

Dammam

630.85

573.74

(9%)

Madinah

439.34

398.64

(9%)

Makkah

438.66

392.63

(11%)

Al Khobar

351.89

328.47

(7%)

Buraydah

290.63

256.46

(12%)

Tabuk

238.02

201.17

(16%)

Hail

202.56

177.64

(12%)

Abha

156.80

137.68

(12%)

Varied Cities

3534.86

3150.49

(11%)

Total

11750.00

10601.10

(10%)

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