Consumer prices, using a harmonized European Union measure, climbed 2.9 percent from a year earlier, less than the 3.2 percent increase in August, the Lisbon-based National Statistics Institute said today in an e-mailed statement. Prices rose 0.4 percent from August.
Using the statistics institute’s own methods, consumer prices in Portugal also rose 2.9 percent in September from a year earlier and climbed 0.6 percent from August.
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