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Bosnia's Federation annual inflation slows in June

Bosnia's Federation annual inflation slows in June tanatat/

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), July 19 (SeeNews) – Consumer price inflation in Bosnia's Federation slowed to 0.4% year-on-year in June, from 1% in the previous month, the entity's statistical office said on Friday.

On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices in the Federation fell by 0.4% in June, after growing by 0.3% May, the Federation's statistical office said in a statement.

Prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco in the entity rose 4.3% year-on-year, prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages were 1.4% higher, while prices of transport edged up 0.2%. Prices in the sector of housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels added 1.7%.

The biggest year-on-year drop in consumer prices in June was recorded in the sector of clothing and footwear, of 10.4%.

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