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Bosnia's Serb Republic annual inflation slows to 0.2% in Oct

Bosnia's Serb Republic annual inflation slows to 0.2% in Oct Photo: www.stat.si

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), November 22 (SeeNews) – Consumer price inflation in Bosnia's Serb Republic slowed down to 0.2% year-on-year in October, after edging up 0.4% in September, the entity's statistical office said on Friday.

On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices in the Serb Republic rose by 1.2% in October, after gaining 0.6% in September, the Serb Republic's Institute of Statistics said in a statement.

Prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco in the entity rose 2.2% year-on-year, food and non-alcoholic beverages added 1.2%, while prices of transport fell 1.8%. Prices in the sector of housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels increased by 2%.

The biggest year-on-year drop in consumer prices in October, by 11%, was recorded in the clothing and footwear sector.

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

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