Consumer prices in Bosnia & Herzegovina increased by 12.9% year on year in February, slowing down from a 14.1% y/y increase in January, the country’s statistics office reported on March 24 (chart).
This is the fifth month in a row of slowing inflation in Bosnia.
In monthly terms, the CPI increased 0.4% in February, after moving up 0.5% a month earlier.
Consumer prices in the country increased the most in the following sectors: food and beverages (+20.8% y/y), housing (+13.7% y/y) and furnishing (+12.6% y/y).
The clothing sector was the only one to post a decline in February, by 4.2% y/y.
In 2022 Bosnia posted annual inflation of 14%.