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Bosnia's Federation annual inflation accelerates in July

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SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), August 20 (SeeNews) – Consumer price inflation in Bosnia's Federation quickened to 0.6% year-on-year in July, from 0.4% a month earlier, the entity's statistical office said on Tuesday.

On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices in the Federation fell by 0.6% in July, after declining by 0.4% June, the Federation's statistical office said in a statement.

Prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco in the autonomous entity rose 5.8% year-on-year, food and non-alcoholic beverages appreciated 1.5%, while transport prices were 0.7% higher. Prices in the sector of housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels added 1.9%.

The biggest year-on-year drop in consumer prices in July, by 9.1%, was recorded in the sector of clothing and footwear.

The Federation is one of the two autonomous entities that form Bosnia and Herzegovina. The other one is the Serb Republic.