The CPI annual rate was 0.5% in April 2016 (0.4% in the previous month). The annual core inflation rate, which excludes energy and unprocessed food products components, was 0.8% (1.0% in March).
The CPI monthly rate was 0.4% (1.9% in March and 0.3% in April 2015), while the CPI 12-month average was 0.7%.
In April 2016, the Portuguese Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) annual rate of change was 0.5% (the same value as in the previous month), 0.7 p.p. above the rate estimated by Eurostat for the Euro area (in March this difference was 0.5 p.p.).