Rice to bananas: How inflation has affected the prices of five grocery items in Singapore

SINGAPORE – The spectre of rising inflation looms large as global economies bounce back from the troughs of the Covid-19 pandemic and the supply chain crunch wears on.

Singapore has not been spared with inflation hitting an eight-year peak in October – 3.2 per cent on a year-on-year basis – partly due to costlier cars and higher housing rents.

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