Portugal’s consumer prices rose in June, led by higher prices for fresh food, preliminary data from Statistics Portugal showed on Tuesday.
The consumer price index rose 0.16 percent year-on-year in June, after a 0.7 percent fall in May.
The core CPI, which excludes energy and unprocessed food products components rose 0.27 percent in June, after a 0.44 percent decrease in the prior month.
Prices for fresh food surged 5.22 percent year-on-year.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.92 percent in June, after a 0.45 percent decrease in the preceding month.
The EU measure of harmonized index of consumer price, or HICP, increased 0.3 percent annually in June, after a 0.6 percent fall in the prior month.
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