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Bosnia's inflation speeds up in February

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Consumer prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiS) rose 8.1% year-on-year in February, after a 7.0% increase in January, the Sarajevo-based Agency for Statistics (BHAS) said in a statement Friday.

The average prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages increased by 13.3% while prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco rose 0.5%.

Additionally, cost for housing and utilities went up 7.0%, and transport prices surged by 15.4%.

On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices went up 1.5% in February, following a 1% increase in January. 

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