Singapore's inflation rate moderated in the second half of 2012.

Singapore's inflation rate moderated in the second half of 2012 from the first half.

According to the Department of Statistics, consumer price index (CPI) for general households rose by 4.1 per cent on-year in the second half.

This is compared with the 5.1 per cent increase registered in the first half of 2012.

Meanwhile, for the whole of 2012, CPI for general households rose by 4.6 per cent.

That is lower than the 5.2 per cent in 2011.