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Inflation expectations up on domestic price pressures

SMU index shows one-year-ahead inflation expectations of Singapore households rising to 3.73%

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Despite a significant drop in current inflation rates, households are a little wary of price hikes on essential items due to pass-through costs.

Singapore

DOMESTIC pass-through price pressures have pushed up both the headline inflation rate (CPI-All Item) and core inflation rate expectations for the first time since September 2012.

The one-year-ahead inflation expectations of Singapore households has inched up to 3.73 per...

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