Bosnia's Serb Republic retail sales up in May
Retail sales in Bosnia's Serb Republic rose by a real 13.3% year-on-year in May, after increasing by 16.1% in April, data from the Banja Luka-based Institute of Statistics (RSIS) showed on Friday.
In May, retail trades of non-food products increased the most by 10.7%, while sales of automotive fuels and lubricants grew by 7.3%.
Meantime sales of food and beverages fell 2%, on a yearly comparison.
On a monthly comparison basis, retail trade turnover rose by a real 0.6% in May, following a revised decline of 3.6% in April.
The Serb Republic is one of two autonomous entities that form Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Federation is the other one.
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