Inflation in Bosnia picks up in February

The figures

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

Average prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages increased by 13.3% while prices for alcoholic beverages and tobacco increased by 0.5%.

In addition, the cost of housing and utilities rose 7.0% and transportation prices jumped 15.4%.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 1.5% in February, after rising 1% in January.

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