Consumer prices, using a harmonized European Union measure, climbed 3.2 percent from a year earlier, more than the 2.8 percent increase in July, the Lisbon-based National Statistics Institute said today in an e-mailed statement. Prices fell 0.1 percent from July.
Using the statistics institute’s own methods, consumer prices in Portugal rose 3.1 percent in August from a year earlier and also fell 0.1 percent from July.
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