Bosnia and Herzegovina

Growth should pick up speed, driven by investments and exports, as long as the political climate continues to improve, regardless how slowly. Our forecast hints at medium-term growth close to 3% – higher than the regional average.

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Main Economic Indicators201320142015201620172018
Population, 1000 persons.383238273820...
GDP, real change in %
GDP per capita (EUR at PPP)740077008200...
Gross industrial production, real change in %
Unemployment rate - LFS, in %, average27.527.527.727.226.125.0
Average gross monthly wages, EUR660659659...
Consumer prices, % p.a.-0.1-0.9-
Fiscal balance in % of GDP-2.2-2.0-2.0...
Public debt in % of GDP41.644.845.5...
Current account in % of GDP-5.3-7.5-5.6-8.0-8.0-7.0
FDI inflow, EUR mn257371242...
Gross external debt in % of GDP52.251.952.0...

Basic data are continuously updated.

* Forecasts are changed beginning of March, July and November.
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Vladimir Gligorov
in: Growth Stabilises: Investment a Major Driver, Except in Countries Plagued by Recession
wiiw Forecast Report No. Spring 2016, , pp. 60-62
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Monthly Report No. 7-8/2015

Vasily Astrov, Serkan Çiçek, Rumen Dobrinsky, Vladimir Gligorov, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Peter Havlik, Mario Holzner, Gabor Hunya, 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 2 Figures