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Singapore’s CPI up 5.2pc in Mar 2012

Compared with March 2011, Singapore’s CPI in March 2012 increased 5.2 percent on account of higher costs of housing, transport and food, according to the data released by Singapore Department of Statistics.

The city state’s CPI in March 2012 rose 0.8 percent over February 2012 due mainly to higher costs of transport and housing.

(Source: Singapore Department of Statistics)