Producer prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina increased 3.6 percent year-on-year in October 2018, easing further from a 4.2 percent rise in the previous month. It was the lowest producer inflation since April, as cost slowed for energy (6.2 percent from 6.6 percent in September); intermediate goods (2.6 percent from 4.9 percent) and capital goods (1.5 percent from 1.9 percent). On the other hand, prices rose faster for durable consumer goods (1.2 percent from 0.8 percent) and non-durable consumer goods (1.4 percent from 0.8 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.1 percent, after a 0.5 percent gain in September. Producer Prices Change in Bosnia And Herzegovina averaged 1.15 percent from 2007 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 12.20 percent in July of 2008 and a record low of -7.10 percent in August of 2009.
Producer Prices Change in Bosnia And Herzegovina is expected to be 4.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices Change in Bosnia And Herzegovina to stand at 4.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bosnia And Herzegovina Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.