A permanent body (the commission permanente des valeurs) fixes the average prices of the Imporis.
Weekly average prices of English wheat in 1898 fluctuated between 48s.
The average prices per kilogram of certain commodities in Lower Austria are shown in Table IX.: TABLE IX.-Average Food Prices (heller per kilogram).
The extent of this decline is seen in Table II., wherein are given the annual average prices from 1875 to 1905, calculated upon returns from the 190 statutory markets of England and Wales (Corn Returns Act 1882).