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Bosnia's Federation annual inflation speeds up to 14% in April

Author Annie Tsoneva
Bosnia's Federation annual inflation speeds up to 14% in April Croatia's Konzum. Photo by Konzum.

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), May 23 (SeeNews) - The consumer price index (CPI) of Bosnia's Federation rose by 14.1% on the year in April, following an increase of 11% in March, the Federation's statistical office said.

On a monthly comparison basis, the Federation's CPI grew by 3.0% in April, after rising at the same pace in March, the entity's statistical office said in a monthly report on Friday.

The average consumer prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages, which have the biggest weight in the consumer basket, rose 21.3% on the year in April, prices in the sector of housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels went up by 13.4%, while the transportation costs surged 28.7% compared to April 2021.

The CPI of Bosnia's Federation rose by an average 2.1% last year, after a decline of 0.9% in 2020.

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

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