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Bosnia's consumer prices fall in December

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Bosnia's consumer prices fell by 1.6% year-on-year in December, after dropping by the same annual rate in November, the Sarajevo-based Agency for Statistics (BHAS) said in a statement on Tuesday.

Prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages rose by 0.6% annually in December, while cost for alcoholic beverages and tobacco increased 3.1%. On the other hand, prices for housing, water, electricity, natural gas and other fuels fell by 0.8%, prices for clothing and footwear prices decreased 10.4%. Transport prices dropped by 10.3%.

On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices edged down 0.2% in December, after adding 0.1% in November. For the full year of 2020, Bosnia's consumer price index (CPI) decreased by 1% year-on-year in 2020, after rising by 0.6% in 2019.

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