Bosnia's industrial output, producer prices up in May
Bosnia's industrial production increased by 8.5% year-on-year in May, after an increase of 6.3% in April, the country's Agency for Statistics (BHAS) said on Monday.
On a monthly comparison basis, industrial production fell 0.8%, following an increase of 0.1% in April, the statistics agency said in a statement citing preliminary seasonally-adjusted figures.
Another report from the Sarajevo-based agency showed that producer prices in Bosnia rose to a record-high of 24% year-on-year in May, accelerating from a 20.3% increase in the previous month.
Costs surged for intermediate goods (33.3%) and energy (24.6%), while rising at a lesser extent for capital goods (14.2%) and durable consumer goods (12.7%).
On a monthly basis, producer inflation was at 3%, picking up from a 2.9% in April.
SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL
Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.