Producer prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina increased 0.9 percent year-on-year in May of 2019, below a 1.4 percent rise in the previous month. It was the lowest producer inflation since August 2017, as cost slowed for energy (2.7 percent vs 4.3 percent in April) and capital goods (2.1 percent vs 2.2 percent) while intermediate goods prices continued to fall (-1.2 percent, the same pace as in April). On the other hand, non-durable consumer goods cost advanced faster (0.8 percent vs 0.7 percent) while producer inflation was steady for durable consumer goods (at 0.1 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.5 percent, easing from a 1.0 percent rise in the prior month. Producer Prices Change in Bosnia And Herzegovina averaged 1.18 percent from 2007 until 2019, 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 1.30 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 2.70 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.