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Comment, January 2013.

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INDEX OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION IN BiH, December 2012.

Decline in overall industrial production in Bosnia and Herzegovina in December 2012. compared to December 2011. (Same month of the previous year) is 4.8% compared to the November 2nd 201 (Previous month) production decline of 0.8%.

In section C, "Mining and quarrying" the rate of change in production compared to December 2011. amounts to -6.8%. Fixed base index is less than the index in November 2012th by 14.3 index points.

In section D, "Manufacturing" the rate of change in production compared to December 2011. amounts to -6.6%. Fixed base index is less than the index in November 2012th by 7.8 index points.

In the field of E "Production and supply of electricity, gas and water supply" the rate of production compared to December 2011. year was 2.2%. The base index is higher than the index in November 2012th by 23.1 index points.

External trade - DECEMBER 2012

In the month of December 2012., Has achieved total foreign trade turnover with foreign countries amounting to 1 741.2 million, out of which export accounted for 592.3 million or 34%, and the import of one million or 148.9 66%.

Within the total merchandise vanjskotrgovačkog Transport in the reporting month, the percentage of coverage of imports by exports accounted for 51.6%.

In the period 01-12.2012. Year, exports to the value of 7 858 million, which is 4.4% less than in the same period last year.

In the period 01-12.2012., The total import value of 15 253 million, which is 1.8% less than in the same period last year.

In the same period, the percentage of coverage of imports by exports was 51.5%.

In the period 01-12.2012., BiH in freight traffic with foreign countries achieved total trade deficit amounting to 7 395 million KM, which is 1.2% more than in the same period last year. Viewed by divisions of the SITC classification, the 01-12.2012.godine period, the largest deficit was made ​​in Section 33, "Petroleum and petroleum products" in the amount of 1 889 million KM (which is 0.4% more than in the same period last year) in Section 78, "Road vehicles" in the amount of 644.5 million KM (which is 7.9% less than the same period last year). The largest surplus in the period 01-12.2012.godine made ​​in Section 82, "Furniture and parts" in the amount of 601.7 million KM (which is 5.9% more than in the same period of the previous year). Balance sheet structure by specific divisions of the SITC classification can be seen in the table appended to comment.

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

In the month of December 2012., Mostly exported to Germany and to the value of $ 83.3 million, which is a percentage of 14.1% of the total exports. Neighboring countries, the biggest export in the same month was recorded in Croatia and in the amount of 81.1 million, which is a percentage of 13.7% of total exports.

Regarding the regional groups, in December 2012. Highest exports to the EU and to the value of 326.7 million, which is a percentage of 55.2% of the total exports, as well as in the CEFTA countries valued at 170.5 million, which is a percentage of 28.8% of total exports.

In the period 01-12.2012., The highest exports to Germany amounting to 1 210.1 million, which is a percentage of 15.4% of the total exports. Neighboring countries, the biggest export in the same period was recorded in Croatia and in the amount of 1 165 million, which is a percentage of 14.8% of total exports.

Regarding the regional groups for the period 01-12.2012. Was the highest exports to the EU and to the value of 4 552.6 million, which is a percentage of 57.9% of the total exports, as well as in the CEFTA countries in the amount of 2 KM 483.1 million or 31.6% of total exports.

In the month of December 2012., Mostly imported from Croatian and amounting to 188.8 million, which is a percentage of 16.4% of total imports. Neighboring countries, is also significant imports in the same month was also from Serbia amounting to 112.7 million, which was 9.8% as a percentage of total imports.

Regarding the regional groups, in December 2012., The highest imports from the EU amounting to 579.4 million, which is 50.4% as a percentage of total imports, as well as from CEFTA countries valued at 321 million KM, which is a percentage of 27.9% of total imports.

In the EU countries, mostly imported from Germany and amounting to 143 million, which is a percentage of 12.4% of total imports.

In the period 01-12.2012., The highest imports from Croatian and amounting to 2 202.5 million, which is a percentage of 14.4% of total imports. Neighboring countries, is also significant imports in the same period was also from Serbia and amounting to 1 431.5 million, which was 9.4% as a percentage of total imports.

Regarding the regional groups for the period 01-12.2012., The highest imports from the EU amounting to 7 158.1 million, which is 46.9% as a percentage of total imports, and the countries of CEFTA worth 3 KM 841.5 million or 25.2% of total imports.

In the EU countries, mostly imported from Germany and one in the amount of 725.8 million, which is a percentage of 11.3% of total imports.

If we look at trade with major trading partners, then it is possible to see that there has been a decline in exports 01-12.2012.godine compared to the same period last year and 29.1% in Serbia, Slovenia 7.6%, Croatia 3.3%, Italy 2.5% and Germany 0.5%.

During the same reporting period the largest growth in imports was recorded in imports from Germany in the amount of 4.7% and Italy 3.4%, while the decline in imports from Slovenia in the amount of 3%, 2.3%, Serbian and Croatian 1 , 1%.

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

In the month of December 2012. Largest share in exports in the sector XV "Base metals and articles of base metals", with a total value of 127.9 million, which is 21.6% of total exports. A significant volume of exports was also in the sector of XX "Miscellaneous" with a total value of 60.6 million, which is 10.2% of total exports.

In the period 01-12.2012., The largest share in exports in the sector XV "Base metals and articles of base metals", with a total value of 1 908.8 million, which amounts to 24.3% of total exports.

A significant volume of exports was also in sector V "Mineral products" with a total value of 872 million, which amounts to 11.1% of total exports.

In the month of December 2012. Largest share in imports in the sector XVI 'Machinery; electrical equipment "with a total value of 188.1 million, which was 16.4% of total imports. A significant volume of imports was also in sector V "Mineral products" with a total value of 169.8 million, which amounts to 14.8% of total imports.

In the period 01-12.2012., The largest share in imports in sector V "Mineral products" with a total value of 3 229 million, which amounts to 21.2% of total imports. A significant volume of imports was also in the sector XVI 'Machinery, electrical equipment "with a total value of 1 881.1 million, which amounts to 12.3% of total imports.

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

In the period 01-12.2012., The biggest share in exports is in the area (C) "Manufacturing" in the amount of 7 024,5 million, which makes 89.4% 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 1 283.7 million, which amounts to 16.3% of total exports.

In the period 01-12.2012., The largest share in imports in the area (C) "Manufacturing" with a total value of 12 452.5 million, which amounts to 81.6% of total imports.

Within this area, the largest share in imports in the area (C10) "Manufacture of food products" with a total value of 1 758.2 million, which is 11.5% of total imports.

NOTES 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 next regular exports and imports also includes both the external and internal processing, and general system besides the 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 information on foreign trade 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.

This release has been audited data from the beginning of the year, so it may be some variation in the quality of published data. The largest revisions can be seen in the month of September, where exports declined by 40 million against the originally published data.

AVERAGE MONTHLY PAID OFF NET EARNINGS for November 2012th

The average monthly net salary per employee in companies in BiH for November 2012th amounted to 832 km, which represents a nominal wage growth of 0.4% compared to December 2011. year.

The average monthly net salary for November 2012th compared to the same month last year, nominally by 0.9%.

Compared with the same months of 2011. The largest increase was the sector of agriculture, hunting and forestry (A) by 3.8 index points, followed by the sector Other community, social and personal service activities (O) by 3.5 index points, and Transport, storage and communication ( I) by 2.8 index points. The biggest drop was recorded Sector Supply of electricity, gas and water supply (E) of 2.3 index points.

If the November 2012th compares with the average of the 2011th The largest increase has had sector Agriculture, hunting and forestry (A) by 6.2 index points, followed by the sector of transportation, storage and communications (I) by 4.5 index points, and mining and quarrying (C) 3 , 6 index points. The biggest drop was recorded by the fisheries sector (B) of 1.3 index points.

AVERAGE MONTHLY GROSS EARNINGS OF PERSONS IN November 2012th

The average monthly gross salary per employee in companies in BiH for November 2012th amounted to 1 300 KM, which represents a nominal increase of 0.5% compared to December 2011. year.

The average gross monthly salary for November 2012th compared to the same month was nominally 1%.

The largest increase, compared with the same months of 2011. year, the sector had Other community, social and personal service activities (O) by 3.7 index points, followed by the sectors of agriculture, hunting and forestry (A) by 3.6 index points, and the sector hotels and restaurants (H) for 2.9 index points. Had the largest decrease sector supply of electricity, gas and water supply (E) of 2.2 index points.

If the November 2012th compares with the average of the 2011th The largest increase has had sector Agriculture, hunting and forestry (A) by 6.7 index points, followed by the Transport, storage and communications (I) by 4.8 index points, and the sector hotels and restaurants (H) of 4.2 index points. The biggest drop was recorded by the fisheries sector (B) of 0.4 index points.

EMPLOYMENT BY ACTIVITY IN NOVEMBER 2012th

In November the 2012th The number of employees 1) in legal entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina was 686 681, of which 280 659 women. Compared to October 2012th The number of persons in paid employment, which fell by 0.1%, while the number of employed women has not changed.

Compared to November 2011. The largest index of employment had to the real estate, renting and business activities (K) by 7.2 index points, followed ga sectors Financial intermediation (J) by 6.7 index points, and Mining and quarrying (C) for the 3 index points .

In female labor force in the first place is the sector of mining and quarrying (C) with a 13.6 index points, followed ga sectors Real estate, renting and business activities (K) by 9.4 index points and financial intermediation (J) for 6 , 3 index points.

REGISTERED UNEMPLOYMENT IN NOVEMBER 2012th

In November the 2012th The number of registered unemployed in BiH amounted to 547 823rd

Number of registered unemployed in November 2012th compared to October 2012th year increased by 0.3%, while the number of unemployed women in the same period also increased by 0.2%.

If we take as a base year of the 2010th (2010 = 100) and compare the November 2012th with the same months of 2011. year, we will notice the increase in unemployment than 3 index points, or in absolute terms the number of people registered as unemployed rose by 15 347th

If we compare the registered unemployed by qualification structure, shows that the largest number of unemployed skilled and skilled qualification 193 726, followed by those with NK 159 946 and with a high school degree 139 970 persons.

As unemployment takes the smallest number of people with higher education, ie college or 7499, followed by those with a high school degree 33 702 (including doctors and masters of science).

Proportion of the female population in registered unemployment is 50.6%, or in absolute terms, 277 123 females.

In the female population the largest number of unemployed unskilled NK - 83 907, with secondary education - 83 718 and with highly qualified and skilled qualification 77 381 females.

1) Based on a semi-annual survey with full coverage RAD-15, 30th state September 2012. year, in early December 2012. were corrected published data on employment in legal entities, calculated monthly survey RAD-1. Thus the data from March 2012. until September 2012. The final, and for other October 2012. The temporary.

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX IN December 2012. YEAR

In the month of December 2012. in Bosnia and Herzegovina in November compared to the 2012th the consumer price index has recorded changes

Prices of products and services used for personal consumption in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as measured by consumer price index in December 2012. in relation to November 2012th year, on average, were no changes.

In Clothing and footwear prices were lower by 1.6%, under Transportation 0.6% Healthcare 0.2%, and alcoholic beverages and tobacco 0.1%.

In December 2012. in relation to November 2012th year, on average, there was growth of price levels in the Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels by 0.1%.

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/novembar December 2012

(%)

Eggs

1.8

Water

0.9

Wheat flour

0.7

Soft drinks

0.2

Milk

0.1

Electrical energy

0.0

Garbage Collection

0.0

City Gas

0.0

Cigarettes - home

0.0

Cigarettes - the

0.0

Bread

0.0

Oil

-0.1

Meat and meat products

-0.2

Medicines

-0.4

Diesel

-1.0

Unleaded 95

-1.3

Coffee

-1.5

Sugar

-1.6

Super 98

-1.7

The annual inflation rate in December 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 consumer price index in December 2012. compared to December 2011. was increased by 1.8%.

Highest average growth rate was recorded in sections: Alcoholic beverages and tobacco 9.9% Transportation 2.5%, Food and non-alcoholic beverages by 2.5%, Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels 1, 6% Communications 1.5%, Other goods and services by 1.3%, 0.8% Education, Recreation and culture 0.7%, restaurants and hotels by 0.5%, Furniture, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house 0.4%.

More information on the price movements in December can be found in the announcement of the consumer price index in BiH for the month of December 2012. year.

Table 2 Rates of change in prices of products and services

Product

2012/decembar December 2011

(%)

Oil

15.3

Cigarettes - home

13.6

Cigarettes - the

13.6

Garbage Collection

4.4

Unleaded 95

4.2

Super 98

3.9

Water

3.8

Soft drinks

3.5

Wheat flour

2.7

Eggs

2.1

Diesel

2.0

Meat and meat products

1.1

Milk

0.6

Electrical energy

0.4

Heljb

0.2

City Gas

0.0

Coffee

-0.4

Medicines

-1.1

Sugar

-4.7

In the countries of the region have reported annual inflation rate, as follows: 4.7% in Croatia and Serbia 12.2%.

The inflation rate in the Euro zone was 2.2%.

The producer prices of industrial products in the domestic market of BIH in December 2012. YEAR

In December 2012. year compared to the previous month, the index of producer prices of industrial products recorded a decrease of 0.3%.

Observe the major industrial groups (MIG's), a decline in energy prices by 0.4%, intermediate goods by 0.3% and non-durable use by 0.1%.

Capital and Durable use changes are not recorded.

Producer prices of industrial products in the domestic market on an annual basis increased by 0.9%.

Increase in the same industry groups Intermediate goods by 1.2%, Energy 0.5%, Capital, durable and non-durable for use in 0.2% each.

In the same period there was an increase in producer prices in the areas of mining and quarrying 2.3% Manufacturing 0.8%, the production and supply of electricity, gas and water supply by 0.3%.

Tourism statistics for November 2012th

In Bosnia and Herzegovina in November 2012th The tourists accounted for 48 761 visitors, which is less by 29.0% compared to October 2012th year and over 7.9% compared to November 2011th year.

Tourists accounted for 99 750 nights, which is lower by 30.1% compared to October 2012th year. This reduction is the result of a significant reduction in the number of foreign tourists by 39.4% Share of foreign tourists was 50.4%. At the same time there has been an increase in the number of overnight stays by 4.9% compared to November 2011th year.

The structure of foreign tourists in November 2012th The highest rates were made ​​by tourists from Croatian (27.9%), Serbia (14.8%), Slovenia (7.6%), making a total of 50.3%. Tourists from other countries accounted for 49.7% of nights.

Average retention tourists 2.0 nights. As for the length of stay of foreign tourists in the country in the first place are tourists from Iceland with an average stay of 4.5 days, 4.0 days with Iran and Ireland with 3.8 days.

Accommodation capacity ie number of beds in November 2012th amounted to 23 455, and a decrease of 5.9% compared to October 2012th year and 10.1% lower than in November 2011th year.

In the period January - November 2012th The tourists accounted for 700 402 visitors, up by 9.5% to 1,550,297 nights, up by 9.5% compared to the same period of the 2011th year.

Area harvested and by crop, 2012

The presented data relating to sown area, harvested area as well as the total yield and yield per hectare for each crop. Data cover major categories of crops include: cereals, industrial crops, vegetables and fodder.

From arable land in Bosnia in 2012 accounted for 52.2% of the sown area, 47.4% fallow and uncultivated arable land, while 0.4% of the arable land is accounted for in nurseries and other fields.

 

The structure of the total sown area in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2012 was as follows:

  • Grains 57%
  • Industrial crops 2%
  • Area C and 15% and
  • Forage plants 26%

Increase in the total yield in 2012 compared to the year 2011 was recorded at:

  • P w e nice to 7.2% and
  • R f and 11.2%

Reducing the total yield is recorded for all other crops, especially when:

  • Maize (corn) to 29.4%
  • Buckwheat 27.8%
  • Rape by 63.3%
  • Potatoes by 27.3%
  • Carrots for 33.8%
  • Beans by 20.9%
  • Alfalfa by 20.4% and
  • What r n e beet by 45.3%

Note: The reduction of total production and yield per hectare for most crops was followed by extreme weather or drought. When we talk about reducing sown and harvested area for canola, it is dependent not only on the bad weather and higher interest than the manufacturer for sunflower and soybean. Given that this is a small land sown with certain crops to the changes in value of the index higher.