Bosnia Inflation Cools Further in June

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Consumer prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina rose by 4.9% on the year in June, after an annual increase of 6.5% in May, the Agency for Statistics of BiH(BHAS) said on Wednesday.

The average prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages surged by 10.2%, prices of housing and utilities went up 9.2%, while transport cost fell by 12.7% and prices for clothing & footwear went down by 5.3%, the Sarajevo-based statistics agency said.

On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices dipped 0.2% in May, after a decline of the same rate in May.

A separate report showed that producer prices in Bosnia grew 2% year-on-year in June, accelerating from a 1.7% increase in the previous month.

On a monthly basis, producer prices were unchanged, following a 0.2 slip in the previous period. 

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