Bosnia consumer price inflation speeds up in July
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Consumer prices in Bosnia rose by 1.9% year-on-year in July, after increasing by an annual 1.7% in June, the Agency for Statistics (BHAS) said on Wednesday.
Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages increased by 2.3% on the year in July, while cost for alcoholic beverages and tobacco rose by 1.8%.
Additionally, prices of housing and utilities went up 1.1% and transport prices surged 9.7%. Meanwhile, clothing and footwear prices decreased by 10% and prices of furnishing and household equipment declined by 0.7%.
On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices in Bosnia dipped by 0.1% in July, after adding 0.1% in June.
In a separate report, the Sarajevo-based statistics agency said, that Bosnia's industrial production increased by an annual 10.5% in July, after rising by an annual 18% in June.
On a monthly basis, industrial production fell 2.9% in July after gaining 3.7% in June, the office said, citing preliminary seasonally-adjusted figures.
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