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Bosnia's Serb Republic industrial output up 8.1% y/y in Sept

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Bosnia's Serb Republic industrial output up 8.1% y/y in Sept Author: SIJ. License: All rights reserved.

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), October 22 (SeeNews) - The industrial output of Bosnia's Serb Republic grew by 8.1% year-on-year in September, after increasing by 7.4% in August, the entity's statistical office said on Friday.

On a monthly comparison basis, industrial production fell 2.2% in September, after an increase of 0.4% in August, the Institute of Statistics of the Serb Republic said in a monthly report, citing seasonally adjusted figures.

The industrial production of the entity rose by 14% in the first nine months of 2021, compared to the same period of 2020.

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

Bosnia's Serb Republic industrial output, breakdown by sector (percentage change):

Sept y/y Aug y/y Sept m/m Aug m/m
Total 8.1 7.4 -2.2 0.4
Mining 2.3 8.6 -2.1 -1.2
Manufacturing 9.0 4.3 1.9 2
Utilities -0.1 11.1 - 17.8 -2.7
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