Consumer Price Index, December 2012, INE

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Press Release:  11 January 2013 - 4 Page(s)
Consumers  HICP  Inflation  Macroeconomics

The average rate of change of the Portuguese Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 2.8% in 2012 (3.7% in 2011).
The CPI recorded an annual rate of change of 1.9% in December 2012. Excluding energy and unprocessed food, the annual rate was 1.3%. The CPI monthly rate of change was 0.0% (-0.3% in November and 0.0% in December 2011).
In 2012, the Portuguese Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) increased 2.8% comparing with 2011. In December, the HICP annual inflation rate increased to 2.1%, 0.1 percentage points (p.p.) below the rate estimated by Eurostat for the Euro area (0.3 p.p. below in November).

Original title:  The CPI annual average rate of change was 2.8% in 2012 and the rate of change on a year earlier was 1.9% in December - December 2012