Bosnia and Herzegovina

With politics as usual, economic developments cannot take all that radical a turnaround for better or for worse. Growth should thus be around 3% over the medium term, in tandem with a gradual structural shift towards greater industrial production and exports activities.

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Main Economic Indicators201320142015201620172018
Population, 1000 persons.383238273819...
GDP, real change in %
GDP per capita (EUR at PPP)740077008100...
Gross industrial production, real change in %
Unemployment rate - LFS, in %, average27.527.527.725.425.025.0
Average gross monthly wages, EUR660659659...
Consumer prices, % p.a.-0.1-0.9-
Fiscal balance in % of GDP-2.2-2.00.7...
Public debt in % of GDP43.544.045.0...
Current account in % of GDP-5.3-7.4-5.7-6.0-7.0-7.0
FDI inflow, EUR mn239392264...
Gross external debt in % of GDP52.251.953.4...

Basic data are continuously updated.

* Forecasts are changed beginning of March, July and November.
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BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Economic and political prospects diverge

Vladimir Gligorov
in: Labour Shortages Driving Economic Growth?
wiiw Forecast Report No. Autumn 2016, , pp. 51-53
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Monthly Report No. 7-8/2016

Vasily Astrov, Serkan Çiçek, Rumen Dobrinsky, Vladimir Gligorov, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Peter Havlik, Mario Holzner, Gabor Hunya, Simona Jokubauskaite, Sebastian Leitner, Isilda Mara, Olga Pindyuk, Leon Podkaminer, Sandor Richter and Hermine Vidovic
wiiw Monthly Report No. 7-8,
25 pages including 1 Table and 1 Figure