Consumer prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina dropped 1.5 percent from a year earlier in June 2020, easing from a 2.1 percent decline in the previous month. Main downward pressure came from transport (-12.4 percent), clothing & footwear (-10.1 percent) and housing & utilities (-0.7 percent), while prices were unchanged for recreation & culture and miscellaneous goods & services. On the other hand, prices were up for food & non-alcoholic beverages (1.1 percent) and restaurants & hotels (2.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged 0.1 percent higher, the first rise in four months, as the country reopened from a coronavirus-induced lockdown.

Inflation Rate in Bosnia and Herzegovina averaged 1.54 percent from 2006 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 9.90 percent in July of 2008 and a record low of -2.10 percent in May of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Bosnia and Herzegovina Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Bosnia and Herzegovina Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2020.

Inflation Rate in Bosnia and Herzegovina is expected to be -0.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Bosnia and Herzegovina to stand at 0.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bosnia and Herzegovina Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.10 percent in 2021 and 1.40 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.50 -2.10 9.90 -2.10 2006 - 2020 percent Monthly
2010=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-04-28 12:30 PM Mar 0.1% 0.3% 0.1%
2020-05-28 10:25 AM Apr -1.2% 0.1% -0.1%
2020-06-26 02:30 PM May -2.1% -1.2% -1.5%
2020-07-27 01:30 PM Jun -1.5% -2.1% -1.3%
2020-08-24 10:30 AM Jul -1.5%
2020-09-28 09:00 AM Aug
2020-10-26 09:00 AM Sep -0.5%
2020-11-27 12:30 PM Oct


News Stream
Bosnia and Herzegovina CPI Falls at Slower Pace in June
Consumer prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina dropped 1.5 percent from a year earlier in June 2020, easing from a 2.1 percent decline in the previous month. Main downward pressure came from transport (-12.4 percent), clothing & footwear (-10.1 percent) and housing & utilities (-0.7 percent), while prices were unchanged for recreation & culture and miscellaneous goods & services. On the other hand, prices were up for food & non-alcoholic beverages (1.1 percent) and restaurants & hotels (2.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged 0.1 percent higher, the first rise in four months, as the country reopened from a coronavirus-induced lockdown.
2020-07-27
Bosnia and Herzegovina Inflation Rate at 4-Month Low of 0.1%
The annual inflation rate in Bosnia and Herzegovina dropped to 0.1 percent in March of 2020 from 0.3 percent in the prior month. It was the lowest inflation rate since last November, as prices decreased for transport (-1.8 percent vs 0.3 percent in February), amid falling international oil prices. Also, costs slowed for housing & utilities (0.7 percent vs 0.8 percent) and restaurants & hotels (2.3 percent vs 2.4 percent). In contrast, inflation edged higher mostly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (1 percent vs 0.8 percent) and recreation & culture (1.6 percent vs 1.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.1 percent, after increasing 0.1 percent in the previous month.
2020-04-28
Bosnia and Herzegovina February Inflation Rate Drops to 0.3%
The annual inflation rate in Bosnia and Herzegovina ticked down to 0.3 percent in February of 2020 from 0.7 percent in the prior month, as prices slowed mostly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.8 percent vs 1.6 percent in January) and housing & utilities (0.8 percent vs 1 percent). Meantime, transport costs advanced at the same pace (0.3 percent). In contrast, inflation edged higher for recreation & culture (1.5 percent vs 1.4 percent) and restaurants & hotels (2.4 percent vs 2.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.1 percent, following a 0.5 percent increase in the prior month.
2020-03-25
Bosnia Inflation Rate at 8-Month High of 0.7%
The annual inflation rate in Bosnia and Herzegovina increased to 0.7 percent in January 2020 from 0.3 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation since May 2019, as cost advanced faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (1.6 percent from 1.5 percent on December); housing & utilities (1.0 percent from 0.9 percent); recreation & culture (1.4 percent from 1.3 percent) and restaurant & hotels (2.1 percent from 1.2 percent). In addition, transport prices rebounded (0.3 percent from -0.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.5 percent, after a 0.1 percent fall in December.
2020-03-05

Bosnia and Herzegovina Inflation Rate
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods.