In ten years, the consumer basket in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) has risen in price by 537 convertible marks. Namely, the trade union consumer basket, which the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of BiH calculated for March this year, amounts to 2,106 BAM, and according to available data, the value of the consumer basket in 2011 was 1,569 BAM.
As can be assumed, the huge increase in the cost of living in BiH was not accompanied by the amounts in the current accounts of its citizens.
Namely, for those 10 years, the average salary has increased, the analysis shows, by only 162 marks. In February this year, according to the BiH Agency for Statistics, salaries averaged 961 BAM, and in the same month in
Commenting on these figures, the analysts