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Pork Prices in Singapore Jump Before Lunar New Year: Chart

Buying pork keeps getting pricier in Singapore. While the overall cost of living stopped falling in the city-state, the average prices of traditional caramelized barbecue pork have climbed the most in at least four years in the weeks leading up to the Lunar New Year. The food item, commonly known as bak-kwa, is a popular gift and snack for the season in Singapore and Malaysia.

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