Singapore’s core inflation edges up to 1.2% in September

Inflation in Singapore is expected to increase steadily as the economy recovers in the months ahead. Authorities point to the rising costs of imports and labour, which will see core inflation for the year come in at the upper end of zero to one per cent. For September, core inflation rose quicker than expected to 1.2 per cent, driven by higher food prices. This is up from 1.1 per cent in August.

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