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PRESS CONFERENCE, SEPTEMBER 2012 ( GOOGLE Translate)


INDEX OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION VOLUME H, August 2012.

Decline in overall industrial production in Bosnia in August 2012. compared to August of 2011 (the same month of the previous year) was 2.1% in July compared to the 2012th (Previous month) output growth is 1.7%.
In section C, "Mining and quarrying" the rate of change in production compared to August 2011. amounts to -6.7%. The base index is greater than the index in July 2012. by 17.1 index points.
In section D, "Manufacturing" there has been no change in the level of industrial production compared to August 2011. year. The base index is lower than the index in July 2012. by 0.4 index points.
In the field of E "Production and supply of electricity, gas and water supply" the rate of production compared to August 2011. year is -10.8%. The base index is greater than the index in July 2012. by 0.9 index points.



TRADE STATISTICS WITH FOREIGN COUNTRIES, August 2012.

In August 2012, has achieved total foreign trade turnover with foreign countries in the amount of 1 984 200 000 KM, out of which export accounted for 632.8 million KM or 31.9%, and the import of 1 351 400 000 KM or 68.1%.
Within the total foreign trade in goods Transport in the month, the percentage of coverage of imports by exports was 46.8%.
Between 01-08.2012.godine,, exports value of 5 197 800 000 KM, which is 4.4% less than in the same period last year.
Between 01-08.2012.godine, Total imports value of 10 048 100 000 KM, which is 0.2% more than in the same period last year.
In the same period, the percentage of coverage of imports by exports was 51.7%.
Between 01-08.2012.godine, BH in freight traffic with foreign countries achieved total trade deficit amounting to 4 850 300 000 KM, which is 5.8% more than in the same period last year. Viewed by divisions of the SITC classification, the 01-08.2012.godine period, the largest deficit was made in Section 33, "Petroleum and petroleum products" in the amount of 1 272 million KM (which is 7.2% more than in the same period last year) in Section 78, "Road vehicles" in the amount of 450.2 million KM (which is 3% less than in the same period last year). The largest surplus in the period 01-08.2012.godine made in Section 82, "Furniture and parts thereof" in the amount of KM 391.9 million (down 4.7% over the same period last year). Balance sheet structure by specific divisions of the SITC classification can be seen in the table appended to comment.

Broken down by regions and NACE (KD / NACE Rev. 2), one can observe the following:

Between 01-08.2012.godine largest share in exports is in the area (C) "Manufacturing" in the amount of 4 632 300 000 KM, which makes 89.1% of total exports.
Within this area, the largest share in exports was obtained in the field (C24) "Manufacture of basic metals", with a total value of 893.7 million KM, which is 17.2% of total exports.
Between 01-08.2012.godine largest share in imports in the area (C) "Manufacturing" with a total value of 8 131 million KM, which amounts to 80.9% of total imports.
Within this area, the largest share in imports in the area (C10) "Manufacture of food products" with a total value of 1 131 800 000 KM, which is 11.3% of total imports.

In terms of geographical distribution of goods between BiH and abroad, you can specify the following:

In August 2012, the highest exports to Croatia and to the value of 99.6 million, which is a percentage of 15.7% of the total exports. From neighboring countries, a significant export in the same month was recorded in Serbia and in the amount of 58.7 million KM, which is a percentage of 9.3% of total exports.
Concerning the regional groups, in August 2012 the highest exports in the EU and in the amount of 343.8 million KM, which is a percentage of 54.3% of the total exports, as well as in the CEFTA countries valued at 219.7 million, which is a percentage of 34.7% of total exports.
Within the EU, the highest exports to Germany and to the value of 87.2 million, which is a percentage of 13.8% of the total exports.
Between 01-08.2012.godine, the highest exports to Germany and to the value of 809.1 million KM, which is a percentage of 15.6% of the total exports. Neighboring countries, the biggest export in the same period amounted to Croatia amounting to 794.3 million KM, which is a percentage of 15.3% of total exports.
Concerning the regional groups, between 01-08.2012.godine highest exports to the EU and to the value of 3 013 800 000 KM, which is a percentage of 58% of the total exports, as well as in the CEFTA countries in the amount of 1 675, 8 million KM or 32.2% of total exports.
In August 2012, the highest imports from Croatian and amounting to 225.8 million KM, which is a percentage of 16.7% of total imports. From neighboring countries, a considerable import in the same month was also from Serbia amounting to 136.4 million KM, which is a percentage of 10.1% of total imports.

Concerning the regional groups, in August 2012, the highest imports from the EU amounting to 604.2 million KM, which is a percentage of 44.7% of total imports, and the countries of CEFTA to the value of 378, 9 million KM, which is a percentage of 28% of total imports.
In the EU countries, mostly imported from Germany and amounting to 148.1 million KM, which is a percentage of 11% of total imports.
Between 01-08.2012.godine, mostly imported from Croatian and amounting to 1 453.4 million KM, which is a percentage of 14.5% of total imports. From neighboring countries, a considerable import in the same period was also from Serbia amounting to 933.4 million KM, which is a percentage of 9.3% of total imports.
Concerning the regional groups, between 01-08.2012.godine, the highest imports from the EU amounting to 4 684 million, which is 46.6% as a percentage of total imports, and the countries of CEFTA to the value of 2 515 , 8 million, or 25% of total imports.
In the EU countries, mostly imported from Germany and one in the amount of 142.2 million KM, which is a percentage of 11.4% of total imports.
If we look at trade with its major trading partners, then it is possible to see that there has been a decline in exports in the period 01-08.2012.godine compared to the same period last year and 25.5% in Serbia, Slovenia 11.9%, Croatia 4.1%, Italy 2.5% and Germany 0.3%.
In the same period, the largest increase in imports was recorded in imports from Germany in the amount of 8.4% and Italy 3.1%, while the decline in imports from Slovenia in the amount of 3%, 1.7% Serbian and Croatian 0 , 3%.

Regarding the sections of the Harmonized System (HS) and the Customs Tariff of BiH, following should be noted:

In August 2012, the largest share in exports in the sector XV "Base metals and articles of base metals", with a total value of 161.7 million KM, which is 25.6% of total exports. A significant volume of exports was also in sector V "Mineral products" with a total value of 64.1 million KM, which is 10.1% of total exports.
Between 01-08.2012.godine largest share in exports in the sector XV "Base metals and articles of base metals", with a total value of 1 315 300 000 KM, which is 25.3% of total exports.
A significant volume of exports was also in sector V "Mineral products" with a total value of 598.7 million KM, which is 11.5% of total exports.
In August 2012, the largest share in imports in sector V "Mineral products" with a total value of 309.2 million KM, which was 22.9% of total imports. A significant volume of imports was also in the sector XVI 'Machinery, electrical equipment "with a total value of 160.8 million KM, which is 11.9% of total imports.
Between 01-08.2012.godine largest share in imports in sector V "Mineral products" with a total value of 2 204 900 000 KM, which is 21.9% of total imports. A significant volume of imports was also in the sector XVI 'Machinery, electrical equipment "with a total value of 1 184 300 000 KM, which amounts to 11.8% of total imports.

METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
Foreign trade statistics are used three approaches and data capture systems: special-narrower definition, special-expanded definitions and general. The system of special trade-narrow definition includes only regular export and import, the system of special trade-expanded definition, apart from regular exports and imports also includes both the external and internal processing, and general system apart from regular exports and imports, the external and internal processing includes stocks in customs warehouses, free zones and other areas under customs control and supervision. In BiH foreign trade data on turnover of producing different institutions: Agency for Statistics of BiH Indirect Taxation. The difference in the data from these institutions is present primarily due to the use of different approaches tj.različitog includes statistical and customs procedures. We emphasize that the Agency for Statistics uses an extended definition of special trade system as recommended by Eurostat (the Statistical Office of the EU). Also, according to the Law on State Statistics, the Agency for Statistics of BiH is the only official statistical data for the country.



AVERAGE MONTHLY PAID OFF NET EARNINGS, July 2012th

The average monthly net salary per employee in companies in BiH for July 2012th was 827 km, which represents a nominal decrease of 0.2% compared to December 2011. year.
The average monthly net salary for July 2012th compared to the same month last year, nominally by 1.7%.
Compared with the same months of 2011. The largest increase were the sectors of agriculture, hunting and forestry (A) with 8.4 index points, followed by mining and quarrying (C) with 5.3 index points and Transport, storage and communication (I) 5, 2 index points.

If the July 2012th compares with the average of the 2011th The largest increase has had sector Agriculture, hunting and forestry (A) of 6.9 index points, followed by mining and quarrying (C) with 4.9 index points and Transport, storage and communication (I) 3, 6 index points.



AVERAGE MONTHLY GROSS EARNINGS OF PERSONS, July 2012th

The average monthly gross salary per employee in companies in BiH for July 2012th 1292 amounted to KM, which represents a nominal decrease of 0.1% compared to December 2011. year.
The average gross monthly salary for July 2012th compared to the same month last year, nominally by 1.9%.
Compared with the same months of 2011. The largest increase was the sector of agriculture, hunting and forestry (A) with an increase of 9.2 index points, followed by mining and quarrying (C) with 5.5 index points and Transport, storage and communication (I) 5.4 index points.

If the July 2012th compares with the average of the 2011th The largest increase has had sector Agriculture, hunting and forestry (A) with 7.8 index points, followed by mining and quarrying (C) with 5.4 index points, and the fisheries sector (B) with 4.3 index points .


EMPLOYMENT BY ACTIVITY, July 2012th

In July 2012. number of employed persons1) in legal entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina was 688 982, of which 281 372 women. Compared to June 2012. number of persons in paid employment, which fell by 0.2%, while the number of employed women has also decreased by 0.3%.

Compared with July 2011. The largest index of employment had to the real estate, renting and business activities (K) with 6.6 index points, followed ga Sector Health and Social Care (N) with 2.2 index points, and mining and quarrying (C ) with 1.8 index points.
In female labor force in the first place is the sector of mining and quarrying (C) with a 11.8 index points, followed by the sectors of agriculture, hunting and forestry (A) from 11.5 index points, and the real estate, renting and business services (C) with 9.8 index points.


UNEMPLOYMENT, July 2012th
In July 2012. number of unemployed in BiH amounted to 539 366th
The number of unemployed in July 2012. increased by 0.2%, and the number of unemployed women also rose by 1.0% compared to June 2012.

If I take as a base year of the 2010th (2010 = 100) and compare July 2012th with the same months of 2011. we will notice the increase in unemployment of 2.1 index points or in absolute terms the number of people registered as unemployed rose by 10 857th

When comparing unemployment by qualification structure shows that the highest number of unemployed skilled and skilled qualification 192 258, followed by those with NK 157 572 and with a high school degree 136 562 persons. As unemployment takes the smallest number of people with higher education, ie college or 7572, followed by those with a high school degree
32 264 (including doctors and masters of science).

Proportion of the female population is 50.9 percent of the unemployed or the absolute 274 775 females.
In the female population the largest number of unemployed unskilled NK - 84 252, with secondary education - 82 262 and with highly qualified and skilled qualification 76 872 people.




1) Based on a semi-annual survey with full coverage RAD-15, at 31 March 2012. in early August 2012. were corrected published data on employment in legal entities, calculated monthly survey RAD-1. Therefore, data from September 2011. until March 2012. final, while for the other October 2012. are temporary.







Consumer Price Index, August 2012.

In the month of August 2012. in Bosnia and Herzegovina in July compared to the 2012th recorded inflation of 0.3%.

Prices of products and services used for personal consumption in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as measured by the consumer price in August 2012. in relation to July 2012th year, on average, have risen by 0.3%.

Seen by divisions purpose of consumption (per international classification COICOP), in August 2012. in relation to July 2012th The highest increase in stock prices in the sections:
Transportation 2.7% Recreation and culture 0.3%, Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels 0.3%, Other goods and services by 0.2%.

In August 2012. year compared to the previous month, the biggest price reductions were in the:
Food and beverages 0.4% Healthcare 0.2%, clothing and footwear, and also by 0.2%.





Other divisions with no price changes

Regarding the sections by purpose of consumption (COICOP), in August 2011. in relation to July 2011. , in the other divisions, on average, did not change.
Table 1 Rates of change in prices of products and services
Product 2012/srpanj August 2012th
(%)
5.8 Diesel
Super 98 5.6
Unleaded 95 3.7
Sugar 2.1
Meat and meat products 0.4
Electricity 0.3
Wheat flour 0.3
Garbage Collection 0.1
Water 0.1
Oil 0.0
Bread 0.0
Cigarettes - domestic 0.0
City Gas 0.0
Cigarettes - by 0.0
Soft drinks -0.1
Coffee -0.1
Drugs -0.4
Milk -0.5
Eggs -1.8





Annual inflation in August 2012. in Bosnia and Herzegovina was about 1.8%.

Prices of products and services used for personal consumption in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as measured by the consumer price in August 2012. compared to August 2011. was increased by 1.8%.

Highest average growth rate was recorded in the sections:
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco 9.9%, transportation 4.5%, restaurants and hotels by 1.8%, Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels, Other goods and services and communications 1.4%, Furniture, household equipment and routine household maintenance by 0.8%.

More detailed information on the movement of prices in August can be found in the Communication on the consumer price index in BiH for the month August 2012. year.


Table 2 Rates of change in prices of products and services
Product 2012/kolovoz August 2011th
(%)
Cigarettes - Domestic 13.6
Cigarettes - by 13.0
City Gas 12.8
Unleaded 95 6.9
Super 98 6.7
6.5 Diesel
Water 5.7
Eggs 5.5
Garbage Collection 4.4
Coffee 2.1
Soft drinks 2.1
Meat and meat products 1.9
Milk 0.5
Electricity -0.7
Drugs -1.0
Bread -2.0
Wheat flour -5.7
Oil -6.4
Sugar -9.1


In the countries of the region have reported annual inflation rate, as follows: 4.0% in Croatia and Serbia 7.9%.
The inflation rate in the Euro zone rose to 2.6%.





Producer price index of industrial products, August 2012.

In August 2012. year compared to the previous month, the index of producer prices of industrial products registered a growth of 0.2%.
If we look at the major industrial groups (MIG's) there was an increase in energy prices by 0.3%, non-durable use of 0.2% Internedijarnih products by 0.1%
When it comes to capital goods and Durable use no changes price indices.

Producer prices of industrial products in the domestic market on an annual basis increased by 1.3%.
Increase in the same industry group Energy by 2.1%, non-durable use by 1.4% and Durable use by 0.5%.
Intermediate goods prices in the same period fell by 0.5% and Capital goods by 0.6%.
In the same period there was an increase in producer prices in the areas of mining and quarrying by 3.2%, manufacturing and electricity, gas and water supply by 1.8% and Manufacturing 0.5%.


TOURISM, July 2012th

In Bosnia and Herzegovina in July 2012. tourists accounted for 75 660 visits, which is less by 9.3% compared to June 2012. year. This reduction is the result of a significant reduction in domestic tourist visits by 29.4%. Also, a 5.5% increase in visitors compared to July 2011. year.

Tourists accounted for 191,227 overnight stays, an increase of 11.0% compared to June 2012. and 0.4% more than in July 2011. year. Participation of foreign tourists was 61.3%.

The structure of foreign tourists in July 2012. most nights were made by tourists from Polish, Serbian, Croatian, Turkey and Slovenia and 48.6%. Tourists from other countries accounted for 51.4% of nights. Significant participation of Polish tourists (21.5%), refers to the religious tourism.

The tourists were in Bosnia on average stayed 2.5 nights 2.9 nights and 2.3 nights domestic foreign tourists. As for the length of stay of foreign tourists in the country in the first place are: Iceland, with an average stay of 5.2 days, 3.7 days with Russia, Poland with 3.5 days, 3.4 days with Iran, and with Ireland 3.3 days.

In the period January - July 2012th tourists accounted for 427,415 visits, which is more than in the first half of 2011. by 9.6% to 934,563 overnight stays by 9.3% more than in the same period of the 2011th year.





VITAL STATISTICS FIRST-DATA, AND HALF 2012th

According to previous data, during the first six months of the 2012th in Bosnia and Herzegovina was registered 15 178 liveborn babies, as compared to the same period of the 2011th The increase in the number of live births to 1.17%. During the first six months of the 2012th years, died in the 18 066 persons, which is reducing the number of deaths by 0.62% compared to the same period last year.

In the first six months of the 2012th , in Bosnia and Herzegovina had been concluded 8253 marriage, and divorced 709 marriages. Compared to the same period of the 2011th year, the number of marriages has decreased by 0.17%, and divorces for 11.15%.


STATISTICS Distributive Trade, II quarter of 2012.


Total turnover of distributive trade in BiH for the second quarter of 2012. amounted to 6 billion and 280 million KM, which is 24.7% more than in I quarter of 2012. year and by 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year.
The largest share in the total turnover was in the wholesale trade (62.5%), followed by retail trade (19.2%), trade and maintenance of motor vehicles and the sale of fuels and lubricants (12.5%). Trade turnover was achieved in all other sectors was 5.7% of total turnover.
In the wholesale trade total turnover of 3 billion and 928 million. The largest share of this amount is wholesale of non-agricultural intermediate products and scrap (31.8%), other wholesale for their own account (25.2%) and wholesale of food, beverages and tobacco (23.8%). 19.1% of total turnover accounted for other branches of the wholesale trade.
Turnover in retail trade for the second quarter of 2012. was 1 billion and 208 million KM of which is in non-stores generated 626 million KM or 51.9%. Other retail sale of new goods in specialized stores participated with 25.1% retail sale of pharmaceutical and medical goods, cosmetic and toilet preparations, with 14.7%. All other branches of the retail trade participated with 8.3%.
In trade and maintenance of motor vehicles and the sale of fuels achieved a turnover of 785 million.
Trade turnover of goods made in companies whose predominant activity is trade amounted to KM 360 million in the second quarter of 2012. year.


Statistical business register, 2011.


Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the first time publishes statement on basic enterprise data in the Statistical Business Register (SBR). Data are not included in dealers.

Statistical Business Register (SBR) is a registry operated and maintained by the Agency for Statistics in collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Statistics, the Republic Institute for Statistics of the Republic of Serbian and Branch Office for Statistics in Brcko District.

Communication contains information on the number of employees and revenue for all companies that filed annual financial statements for 2011. year.

Data on the number of employees are sorted into classes by size, in accordance with the relevant EU regulations at: micro (0-9 employees), small (10-49 employees), medium (50-249 employees) and large (250 or more employees).

Revenue data are sorted into classes according to size: micro (0-3999999 KM), small (4000000-19999999 KM), medium (20000000-99999999 KM) and large enterprises (100,000. and over 000 KM).

In 2011. year, as seen by the largest economic sector workers, 19.8% were employed in manufacturing, followed by wholesale and retail trade with 16.8% and public administration and defense with 12.9%.

When employees observe the largest companies, based on the criteria "number of employees", the largest number of employees working in large companies, 38.3%, while the lowest number of micro enterprises, 11.6%. In small firms employed 20.8% and 29.3% of secondary workers.

In terms of economic activities, the largest revenue in 2011. were realized in the sale of wholesale and retail 38.9%, followed by the manufacturing industry 20.4%, and public administration and defense 10.7%.

Broken down by company size, with an "income", the largest amount of revenue achieved in 44.1% of large enterprises. Micro enterprises in the total revenue accounts for 19.7%, small companies with 17.9%, and the mean from 18.9%.


STATISTICS transport and storage, second quarter 2012.

In the second quarter of 2012. The total turnover in the service sector transportation and warehousing rose by 29.5% of the turnover in the first quarter of 2012. The largest increase in turnover was recorded in the area of ​​warehousing and support activities for transportation by 49.7%, while in the field of water transport saw an increase of 34.2% compared to the first quarter of 2012.
The largest share of the traffic services of transportation and storage in the second quarter of 2012. was achieved in the field of land transport and pipeline transport (89.8%), followed by the field of warehousing and support activities for transportation (9.0%), air transport (1.1%), and water transport with a share of 0, 1%.
Compared to the same period of the previous year in the second quarter of 2012. The increased turnover of services for the transportation and storage of 14.5%. The largest increase in turnover was achieved in the field of land transport and pipeline transport by 19.0%, while in the area of ​​air transport declined by 30.3%.
In the first half of the 2012th Total turnover services transport and storage in BiH increased by 10.2% compared to the turnover in the same period of the 2011th year.


ENGINEERING STATISTICS, II quarter of 2012.

Total construction work in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the second quarter of 2012. increased by 72% compared to the first quarter of 2012. year. The largest increase in the volume of construction work was realized in the field of engineering by 78%, while in the field of high growth came to 69.7% compared with the first quarter of 2012. year.
The highest share of construction works in the second quarter of 2012. was achieved in the field of engineering (42.6%), followed by high-field (34.8%), and specialized construction works with a share of 22.6%.
In the second quarter of 2012. year, a decline of construction works by 28.7% compared with the same period of the 2011th year. The biggest drop in the volume of construction work was realized in the field of high-rise by 32.9%, and in the field of civil engineering by 26.3%.
In the first half of the 2012th Total construction work in BiH were down 30.7% compared to the same period of the 2011th year.


ENERGY PRICES AND NATURAL GAS, AND HALF 2012th

Average natural gas prices including all taxes for households in the first half of the 2012th amounted to 30.2 € / GJ, which is 3.4% more than in the second half of 2011. year.
Average natural gas prices without value added tax for the industry in the first half of the 2012th amounted to 30.8 € / GJ, which is 3.7% more than in the second half of 2011. year.
The growth of the average price of natural gas in the first half of the affected increasing cost of gas prices in November 2011. year.


Average electricity price including all taxes for households, from customer groups, DC, in the first half of the 2012th was 15.65 pfennig / kWh, which is 1.6% more than in the second half of 2011. year.
Average electricity price without value added tax for the industry, from customer groups IC, in the first half of the 2012th was 12.66 pfennig / kWh, which is 0.3% more than in the second half of 2011. year.


Structural Business Statistics, 2010.

Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the first time publishes the newsletter "Structural Business Statistics 2010" for the greater part of the economy of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bulletin contains the final results of the structural variables and indicators were developed based on the data, "Annual structural business statistics to research company - SPS" jointly conducted by statistical agencies in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH Statistics Agency, Federal Bureau of Statistics and the Institute of Statistics) and which are fully compliant with current EU standards in this field of statistics, as well as comply with the EU classification of economic activities NACE Rev. 2
Bulletin consists of two parts. In the first part of the fundamental methodological explanations given to the definitions of variables and indicators in order to provide proper and easy use of the data. The second part contains tables with data for 2010. year, and graphs.