Consumer prices, using a harmonized European Union measure, climbed 3.4 percent from a year earlier, less than the 3.5 percent increase in December, the Lisbon-based National Statistics Institute said today in an e-mailed statement. Prices rose 0.3 percent from December.
Using the statistics institute’s own methods, consumer prices in Portugal rose 3.5 percent in January from a year earlier and climbed 0.5 percent from December.
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