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This time, it's not deflation: economists

They say that during the financial crisis, consumer prices fell across the board; this time, only some segments - car prices, rentals, petrol - behind negative inflation

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Singapore has logged its 12th straight month of negative inflation, marking a stretch of sub-zero readings that has lasted longer than that during the global financial crisis and re-igniting debate over whether the economy is in the grips of deflation.

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SINGAPORE has logged its 12th straight month of negative inflation, marking a stretch of sub-zero readings that has lasted longer than that during the global financial crisis and re-igniting debate over whether the economy is in the grips of deflation.

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