Consumer price index
The CPI 12-month average rate was 2.0% in March
- March 2013
10 April 2013
The CPI 12-month average rate of change moved from 2.2% in February to 2.0% in March. The core inflation index, which excludes unprocessed food and energy, was 1.0% (1.1% in February).
The HICP 12-month average rate decreased to 2.0% (2.3% in the previous month). In February 2013 the gap between the Portuguese and the Euro-area HICP 12-month average rate was -0.1 percentage points (p.p.). In February, with reference to Eurostat's flash estimate for the whole area , it is estimated to have increased to -0.3 p.p..