SARAJEVO, December 26 (FENA) – Prices of products and services used for personal consumption in Bosnia and Herzegovina, measured by the consumer price index, in November compared to the previous month this year, increased by an average of 1.2 percent.
Food and non-alcoholic beverages, in November compared to October, have increased by an average of 1.8 percent, housing and water, electricity, gas and other energy sources by 1.8 percent, furniture and household appliances by 0.5 percent, health care by 0.1 percent, transportation by 1.8 percent, restaurants and hotels by 0.6 percent, and other goods and services by 0.3 percent, according to the BiH Statistics Agency.
At the annual level (in November this year compared to November last year), prices increased by 5.5 percent.
Food and non-alcoholic beverages rose by 8.5 percent on average, alcoholic beverages and tobacco by 1.9 percent, housing and water, electricity, gas and other energy sources by 3.7 percent, furniture, household appliances and regular housekeeping by 2.6 percent, health care by 0.9 percent, transportation 15.7 percent, recreation and culture by 1.5 percent, education by 0.2 percent, restaurants and hotels by 2.5 percent, and other goods and services by 1.1 percent.
The average drop in prices was recorded in the clothing and footwear departments by 7.1 percent, and communications by 0.3 percent.