The CPI recorded an annual rate of change of -0.1% in April 2014. Excluding energy and unprocessed food, the annual rate was 0.1%. The CPI monthly rate stood at 0.2% (1.4 in March and 0.0% in April 2013), while the CPI 12-month average rate remained unchanged at 0.2% in April.
In April 2014, the Portuguese Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) annual inflation rate increased to
-0.1%, 0.8 percentage points (p.p.) below the rate estimated by Eurostat for the Euro area.