The CPI in Sep 2016 went down 0.2% compared to Sep 2015. It remained unchanged over Aug 2016.
Joint press release on "Consumer Price Developments in Sep 2016" by MAS and MTI.
Non-oil domestic exports increased 2.4% in Sep 2016 on a month-on-month seasonally adjusted basis, in contrast to the previous month's 1.9% decrease.
Retail sales, on a seasonally-adjusted basis, decreased 1.1% in Aug 2016 compared to Jul 2016. Excluding motor vehicles, retail sales declined 2.1%. Seasonally-adjusted sales of food & beverage services decreased 1.6% in Aug 2016 compared to Jul 2016.
Advance estimates for 3Q2016 indicate that real GDP contracted by 4.1%, on a quarter-on-quarter seasonally-adjusted annualised basis, a reversal from the 0.2% growth in 2Q2016.
Advance GDP estimates for 3Q2016 will be released on 14 Oct 2016, 8.00am.
The Singapore Department of Statistics shares the experience gained from pilot projects in extracting online price information for the compilation of the CPI.
The Ministry of Health examines the health status and behaviours of adults with self-reported diabetes using data from the National Health Surveillance Survey 2013.
Data on households’ expenditure by age groups of the head of household provides insights on the expenditure patterns of households at different life stages.
Sep 2016 issue of Statistics Singapore Newsletter has been released.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2016
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