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Bosnia's 9-mo trade gap widens 8.3%

Bosnia's 9-mo trade gap widens 8.3% Author: Radomir Ralev

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), October 21 (SeeNews) - Bosnia's trade deficit increased by 8.3% year-on-year to 5.96 billion marka ($3.4 billion/3.0 billion euro) in the first nine months of 2019, the country's statistical office said on Monday.

Exports fell 2% to 8.7 billion marka in the period under review, while imports grew 1.9% to 14.6 billion marka, Bosnia’s Agency for Statistics said in a statement.

Details on Bosnia's trade balance follow (in billions of Bosnian marka):

  Jan-Sept 2019 Jan-Sept 2018
Export 8.7 8.8
Import 14.6 14.3
Deficit 5.96 5.50

(1 euro = 195583 marka)