Bosnia retail trade jumps in July

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Retail sales in Bosnia and Herzegovina increased 28.4% year-on-year in July, higher than a 13.5% rise in the previous month and the second-fastest rate since at least 2010, data released by the Sarajevo-based Agency for Statistics (BHAS) show.

Retail trade for food, beverages & tobacco increased by 16.2% annually in July, while trade for non-food product gained 33.4% and fuel sales rose by 36.8%.

On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, retail sales were up 5.6%, rebounding from an upwardly revised 1.6% decline in June. 

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