Bosnia Inflation Picks up in August
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The annual inflation rate in Bosnia and Herzegovina accelerated to 4.7% in August 2023, following nine months of easing and 4% in July, figures from the Sarajevo-based Agency for Statistics of BiH (BHAS) on Monday show.
Prices rose at a faster pace for recreation & culture (7,0% vs 6.8%), alcoholic beverages & tobacco (4,5% vs 4.4%), and health (3.4% vs 3.1%).
They also declined less for transport (-6.4% vs -13.2%).
On the other hand, the sharper fall was recorded in the cost of clothing & footwear (-5.8% vs -5.1%).
On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices increased by 1% after three consecutive periods of deflation.
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