Portugal Consumer Prices Unchanged In October

Portugal’s consumer prices remained unchanged in October, data from Statistics Portugal showed on Thursday.

The consumer price index remained unchanged in October, after a 0.1 percent fall in September.

Core inflation that excludes prices of energy and unprocessed food was 0.3 percent in October versus 0.2 percent in September.

Month-on-month, the CPI increased 0.1 percent in October, following a 1.1 percent rise in the previous month.

Inflation based on the harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, which is meant for EU comparison, declined 0.1 percent annually, after a 0.3 percent fall in the previous month.

The statistical office is set to released final data for October inflation on November 13.

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