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Bosnia's Federation trade gap widens 17% in 2019

Bosnia's Federation trade gap widens 17% in 2019 Gena96/Shutterstock.com

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), January 21 (SeeNews) - The trade deficit of Bosnia's Federation increased by 17% year-on-year in 2019, reaching 6.2 billion marka ($3.5 billion/3.2 billion euro), the entity's statistical office said.

Exports fell 3.7% to 7.6 billion marka, while imports rose 4.4% to 13.8 billion marka, the Federation's statistical office said in a statement on Monday.

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

  Jan-Dec '19 Jan-Dec '18
Export 7.6 7.9
Import 13.8 13.2
Deficit 6.2 5.3

(1 euro = 1.95583 marka)

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