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CPI annual rate of change estimated at 1.5%
CPI/HICP Flash Estimate
CPI annual rate of change estimated at 1.5% - August 2021
31 August 2021

Summary

Based on the information available until the date of the present press release, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) annual rate is estimated to be 1.5% in August 2021, same value as in July. The core inflation index, which excludes energy and unprocessed food products components, was 0.9% (0.1 percentage points higher than in the previous month). The annual rate of change of the index for energy products is estimated to be 9.4% (8.7% in July) and the estimated rate for unprocessed food is 0.2% (0.5% in the previous month).
The CPI monthly rate is estimated to be -0.2% (in July 2021 and in August 2020 the final value was -0.3%), while the CPI 12-month average rate was estimated to be 0.5% (0.4% in the previous month).
The estimate of the Portuguese Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) annual rate of change was 1.3% (1.1% in the previous month).
The August CPI final results will be released on September 10th, 2021.


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