Inflation rises in Bosnia in October

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Friday 26 November 2021, 11:40

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Consumer prices in Bosnia rose 4.3% year-on-year in October, following a 3% increase the month before, data released by the Sarajevo-based Statistics Agency (BHAS) showed on Wednesday.

Inflation hit its highest level since November 2008. Transportation costs rose the most, 13.5%, while prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages rose 6.7%.

In addition, the cost of housing and utilities rose 2%, and restaurant and hotel prices rose 1.8%.

In contrast, prices for clothing and footwear fell 8.7%.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 2% after edging up 0.8% the month before.

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