Bosnia's Annual Inflation Slows in December
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Consumer prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina rose 14.8% year-on-year in December, after an annual increase of 16.3% in November, the country's Agency for Statistics (BHAS) said on Wednesday.
The average prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages surged by 23.9% and the same for housing and utilities went up 16.9%. Transport cost meanwhile rose by 17.2%.
On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices dipped 0.6% in December, after they rose 0.2% in November. Considering the full year of 2022, average annual inflation reached 14%, up from 2% in 2021.
A separate report from the Sarajevo-based statistics agency showed, that Bosnia's industrial producer prices rose by 18.2% on the year in December, after increasing by 19.8% in November.
On month, the producer price index (PPI) dipped 0.2% in December, following an increase of 0.3% in November.
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