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Bosnia's consumer prices rise 0.8% y/y in April

Bosnia's consumer prices rise 0.8% y/y in April Inflation. Author: License All Rights Reserved

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), May 24 (SeeNews) – Bosnia and Herzegovina's consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.8% year-on-year in April, after increasing by an annual 0.7% a month earlier, the country's statistical office said on Friday.

Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages added 1.1% in April, prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco increased by 3.9% and prices of housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels rose 2.9%, Bosnia's Agency for Statistics said in a monthly inflation report.

Prices of healthcare services increased 1.9% in April, transport prices were up 2.6%, prices in the sector of services at restaurants and hotels grew 0.7%, whereas prices in education also added 0.7%.

On a monthly comparison basis, Bosnia's consumer prices edged down 0.3% in April, after edging up 0.1% in March.