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Bosnia's Federation Jan-June trade gap widens 21%

Bosnia's Federation Jan-June trade gap widens 21% Author: The government of Bosnia's Federation. Licence: All rights reserved.

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), July 22 (SeeNews) - The trade deficit of Bosnia's Federation increased by 21.2% year-on-year to 3.09 billion marka ($1.8 billion/1.6 billion euro) in the first half of 2019, the entity's statistical office said on Monday.

Exports edged up 0.3% to 3.89 billion marka, while imports rose 8.6% to 6.99 billion marka, the Federation's statistical office said in a statement.

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

  Jan-June '19 Jan-June '18
Export 3.89 3.22
Import 6.99 5.85
Deficit 3.09 2.62

(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)