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Prices of Products and Services increased in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Prices of products and services used for personal consumption in Bosnia and Herzegovina, measured by the consumer price index, in September compared to the previous month this year, increased by 0.1 percent on average.

Clothing and footwear were on average 4.2 percent more expensive, housing and overheads 0.2 percent more expensive, transportation 0.5 percent more expensive, education 0.3 percent more expensive, and restaurants and hotels 0.1 percent more expensive, according to date published by BiH Agency for Statistics on Friday.

Compared to August, in September, food and non-alcoholic beverages went down by 0.2 percent, furniture and household appliances by 0.7 percent, communications by 0.1 percent, and recreation and culture by 0.4 percent.

On an annual basis, in September this year, compared to September last year, an average decline in price levels of 1.5 percent was recorded.

The average price increase was recorded in food and non-alcoholic beverages by 0.9 percent, alcoholic beverages and tobacco by 3.7 percent, health by 0.9 percent, communications by 0.6 percent, education by 0.3 percent, and restaurants and hotels by two percent.

The average drop in prices was recorded in clothing and footwear by 10.2 percent, housing and overhead costs by 1.1 percent, furniture, household appliances and regular house maintenance by 1.5 percent, and transportation by 10.5 percent.

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