Singapore’s core and headline inflation remained in the green with both metrics edging up in March.

Core inflation – which gauges price increments to sectors other than accommodation and private transport – was up by 0.5% y-o-y, according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) released by the Department of Statistics (Singstat) on Apr 23.

This is a up from the 0.2% posted in February and follows higher services inflation as well as smaller declines in the costs of electricity and retail & other goods.

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