Consumer Prices up by 1.9% in September on a year earlier - September 2010
13 October 2010
The Portuguese Consumer Price Index (CPI) went up by 1.9% in September 2010 when compared with August 2009. Excluding energy and unprocessed food, the annual rate decreased to 0.6% from 0.8% in August. On a monthly basis, the CPI increased 0.2% (-0.2% in August 2010 and 0.2% in September 2009). The CPI 12-month average rate of change increased to 0.6% in September (0.3% in August).
In September, the Portuguese Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) annual inflation rate remained constant at 2.0%, 0.2 percentage points (p.p.) above the rate estimated by Eurostat for the Euro area.
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