After seven straight months in the red, things are taking a turn for Singapore’s core and headline inflation numbers.

Core inflation – which gauges price increments to sectors other than accommodation and private transport – came in at -0.1% year-on-year, according to the consumer price index (CPI) released by the Department of Statistics (Singstat) on October 23.

This is a marginal improvement from the 0.3% contraction posted in August.

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