Bosnia's Serb Republic avg net wage up on year in June
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The average net monthly wage in Bosnia's Serb Republic increased by a real 2.3% year-on-year in June, reaching BAM 994 (EUR 508.20), according to a report by the entity's Institute of Statistics (RSIS). On a monthly comparison basis, the net wage added 1.3% in real terms in June.
The average gross monthly wage in the Serb Republic amounted to BAM 1,544 (EUR 789.40) in June. In a separate report the Banja Luka-based statistics agency said that Bosnia's Serb Republic consumer price index (CPI) increased by 1.4% year-on-year in June, after rising by 1.5% in May. In annual terms, prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco in the entity rose 1.6% in June, prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages added 1.5%, while prices of transport services added 8.5%.
The biggest year-on-year drop in consumer prices in June, of 9.3%, was recorded in the clothing and footwear sector. On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices in the entity remained unchanged in June, after growing by 0.2% in May. The Serb Republic is one of two autonomous entities that form Bosnia and Herzegovina. The other one is the Federation.
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