Consumer price index
CPI annual rate of change was 0.3% in March
- March 2015
13 April 2015
The CPI recorded an annual rate of change of 0.3% in March 2015 (-0.2% in the previous month). Excluding energy and unprocessed food, the annual rate was 0.6% in March (0.3% in February). The CPI monthly rate was 1.9% (-0.1% in February and 1.4% in March 2014), while the CPI 12-month average rate maintained the same result as in the previous month (-0.3%).
In March 2015, the Portuguese Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) annual rate of change was
0.4% (-0.1% in February), 0.5 percentage points (p.p.) above the rate estimated by Eurostat for the Euro area (difference of 0.2 p.p. in the previous month).