Singapore: Inflation comes in at highest level since April 2012 in March
Consumer prices increased 1.25% in March over the previous month, picking up from the 0.87% increase seen in February. March’s figure was the highest reading since July 2011.
Inflation came in at 5.4% in March, which was up from February’s 4.3%. March’s figure represented the highest inflation rate since April 2012. Annual average inflation rose to 3.3% in March (February: 2.9%). Finally, core inflation rose to 5.9% in March, from the previous month’s 4.8%.