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