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Online prices now form part of S'pore consumer price index

Department of Statistics has from earlier this year included online prices of items ranging from air tickets to appliances; move may impact monetary policy decisions
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 05:50

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As queues for movie tickets like this are making way for online transactions, the Department of Statistics has begun to also look at Internet purchases as a source of price information.

Singapore

WAITING to pounce on the most affordable online air ticket for your year-end vacation?

Or looking to buy weekend movie tickets online for that blockbuster that you've always wanted to catch?

The Singapore government's statisticians are also monitoring these prices

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