Industrial production in Bosnia and Herzegovina dropped 5.6 percent year-on-year in April 2019, marking the sixth consecutive month of contraction and following a 4.9 percent decrease in the previous month. Output fell for manufacturing (-0.8 percent vs 2.2 percent in March); mining & quarrying (-3.1 percent vs 4.7 percent) and electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning (-22.2 percent vs -24.4 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial output went down 1.7 percent, after a 0.3 percent decrease in March. Industrial Production in Bosnia and Herzegovina averaged 2.56 percent from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 28.80 percent in December of 2008 and a record low of -17.90 percent in December of 2009.
Industrial Production in Bosnia and Herzegovina is expected to be 3.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Bosnia and Herzegovina to stand at 3.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bosnia and Herzegovina Industrial Production is projected to trend around 2.90 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.