Bosnia Inflation Speeds up in July
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Consumer prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina rose 16.7% year-on-year in July, after a 15.8% increase in June, the country's Agency for Statistics (BHAS) said on Tuesday.
In July, the average prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages increased by 24.7% year-on-year, prices of housing and utilities went up 15.4%, and transport prices surged by 34.2%.
On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices added 0.7% in July, following an increase of 1.4% in June. In a separate statement, the Sarajevo-based statistics agency said that Bosnia's industrial producer prices rose by 23% on the year in July, after increasing by 24.1% in June.
On a monthly basis, the industrial producer price index (PPI) added 0.4% in July, after it dipped 0.1% in June.
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