Bosnia’s Federation retail sales up in October
Retail sales in the Federation of Bosnia Herzegovina rose by a real 3.1% year-on-year in October, after edging up 0.1% in September, the entity’s Agency for statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BHAS) says.
On a monthly comparison basis, retail trade turnover increased by 0.3% in October, after falling by 1.7% the month before.
In a separate statement, the Sarajevo-based statistics agency said that industrial output of Bosnia’s Federation has decreased an annual 7.6% in October after falling 6.9% in September.
On month, industrial production edged down 0.2% in October, after growing by 4% in September, BHAS said on Tuesday.
The Federation is one of two autonomous entities forming Bosnia and Herzegovina. The other one is the Serb Republic (Republic Srpska).
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