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CPI annual rate of change estimated at 0.4%
CPI/HICP Flash Estimate
CPI annual rate of change estimated at 0.4% - February 2020
28 February 2020

Summary

Based on the information made available until the date of the present press release, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) annual rate was estimated at 0.4% in February 2020 (0.4 percentage points lower than in January). The core inflation index, which excludes energy and unprocessed food products components, was 0.1% (0.3 p.p. lower than in the previous month). The annual rate of change of the index for energy products is estimated to be 0.9% (in January the final value was 3.1%).
The estimated CPI monthly rate was -0.6% (in January, the final value was -0.8% and -0.2% in February 2019), while the CPI 12-month average rate was estimated at 0.3% (0.1 p.p. lower than in the previous month).
The estimate of the Portuguese Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) annual rate of change was 0.6% (0.8% in January).
The February CPI final results will be released on March 11th, 2020.


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