Singapore: Inflation holds stable in April
Consumer prices fell 0.13% in April over the previous month, contrasting the 1.25% rise logged in March. April’s result marked the weakest reading since July 2021. The decline was broad-based, with reduced price pressures recorded for food, housing and utilities, and transport.
Inflation came in at 5.4% in April, matching March’s result. April’s figure marked the highest inflation rate since April 2012. Meanwhile, the trend pointed up slightly, with annual average inflation coming in at 3.5% in April (March: 3.3%). Lastly, core inflation rose to 3.3% in April, from March’s 2.9%.