Bosnia's Federation annual inflation speeds up in August
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Bosnia's Federation's consumer prices rose by 2.4% year-on-year in August, after increasing by 1.8% in July, the Sarajevo-based Agency for Statistics (BHAS) said in a statement.
The prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages, which have the biggest weight in the consumer basket, rose by 4.0% year-on-year in August, while prices in the sector of housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels rose by 1.7%.
On a monthly comparison basis, the consumer price index (CPI) grew by 0.3% in August, after a decline of 0.2% in July. The Federation is one of two autonomous entities that form Bosnia and Herzegovina. The other one is the Serb Republic.
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