Portugal Consumer Prices Fall As Estimated
Portugal’s consumer prices fell in September, as initially estimated, final data from Statistics Portugal showed on Tuesday.
The consumer price index fell 0.1 percent year-on-year in September, after remaining unchanged in August, as estimated.
The core CPI, which excludes energy and unprocessed food products components fell 0.2 percent in September, following a 0.1 percent decline in the prior month. In the initial estimate, the core CPI fell 0.1 percent.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 1.0 percent in September, after a 0.3 percent fall in the previous month, as initially estimated.
The EU measure of harmonized index of consumer price, or HICP, fell 0.8 percent annually in September, after a 0.2 percent decline in the prior month. According to the initial estimate, the HICP fell 0.7 percent.
On a month-on-month basis, the HICP rose 0.8 percent in September, after a 0.3 percent fall in the preceding month, as estimated.