1. Market Research
Country Report Bosnia-Hercegovina September 2017

Country Report Bosnia-Hercegovina September 2017

  • September 2017
  • ID: 2557274
  • Format: PDF
  • By The Economist Intelligence Unit

Summary

Table of Contents

Search Inside


Outlook for 2017-21



  • Shifting governing coalitions of nationalist parties and conflict within the complex institutional framework of Bosnia and Herecegovina (BiH) pose a risk of political instability.
  • A lack of consensus among BiH politicians concerning the adoption of reforms and the weakness of the entity governments will continue to delay the country's EU integration and IMF programme.
  • Milorad Dodik, the president of Republika Srpska (RS), will continue to assert the powers of the RS against efforts by Western countries and Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) leaders to strengthen central state institutions.
  • The RS and the Bosniak-Bosnian Croat Federation (BiH's other entity) will tighten fiscal policy, either as required by BiH's IMF programme or owing to a lack of financing. This could fuel social unrest similar to that seen in 2014.
  • After real GDP growth of 2.5% in 2016 The Economist Intelligence Unit forecasts that growth will accelerate to an average of 2.9% per year in 2017-21, driven by private consumption and investment growth.
  • The large grey economy, a poor demographic outlook, a burdensome business environment, an oversized public sector and political instability prevent a stronger growth outlook.
  • We forecast that the current-account deficit will widen to 4.8% of GDP this year, from 4.4% in 2016, as higher average global energy prices boost import costs. We forecast an average annual deficit of 5% of GDP in 2018-21.


Review



  • On August 26th the Bosniak-Bosnian Croat Federation government reached an agreement with representatives of demobilised soldiers to expedite the adoption of a set of laws on war veterans' entitlements.
  • Mr Dodik recently called for a referendum in the RS on NATO membership in order to block BiH from joining NATO.
  • Working-day-adjusted retail sales volume increased by 4.1% year on year in July, slowing from 7.4% growth in June.
  • In June 2017 the number of registered unemployed amounted to 485,888-32,146 fewer than in June 2016.
  • In June tourist arrivals increased by 20% and tourist nights by 17.5% year on year.
  • In July seasonally adjusted industrial output increased by 5.6% year on year.
  • In July year-on-year consumer price inflation eased slightly, to 0.9%, from 1% in June.


Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 150+ Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 25,000 trusted sources
  • Single User License — provides access to the report by one individual.
  • Department License — allows you to share the report with up to 5 users
  • Site License — allows the report to be shared amongst all employees in a defined country
  • Corporate License — allows for complete access, globally.
Ahmad helps you find the right report:
Testimonials

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

We were impressed with the support that ReportLinker’s research specialists’ team provided. The report we purchased was useful and provided exactly what we want.

Category Manager at
Ikea

ReportLinker gave access to reliable and useful data while avoiding dispersing resources and spending too much time on unnecessary research.

Executive Director at
PwC Advisory

The customer service was fast, responsive, and 100% professional in all my dealings (...) If we have more research needs, I'll certainly prioritize working with ReportLinker!

Scott Griffith

Vice President Marketing at
Maurice Sporting Goods

The research specialist provided prompt, helpful instructions for accessing ReportLinker's product. He also followed up to make sure everything went smoothly and to ensure an easy transition to the next stage of my research

Jessica P Huffman

Research Associate at
American Transportation Research Institute

Excellent customer service. Very responsive and fast.

Director, Corporate Strategy at
Ingredion

I reached out to ReportLinker for a detailed market study on the Air Treatment industry. The quality of the report, the research specialist’s willingness to solve my queries exceeded my expectations. I would definitely recommend ReportLinker for in-depth industry information.

Mariana Mendoza

Global Platform Senior Manager at
Whirlpool Corporation

Thanks! I like what you've provided and will certainly come back if I need to do further research works.

Bee Hin Png

CEO at
LDR Pte Ltd

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

FAQ
  • How we can help
    • I am not sure if the report I am interested in will fulfill my needs. Can you help me?
    • Yes, of course. You can call us at +33(0) 4 37 65 17 03 or drop us an email at researchadvisor@reportlinker.com to let us know more about your requirements.
    • We buy reports often - can ReportLinker get me any benefits?
    • Yes. Set up a call with a Senior Research Advisor to learn more - researchadvisor@reportlinker.com or +33(0) 4 37 65 17 03.
    • I have had negative experiences with market research reports before. How can you avoid this from happening again?
    • We advise all clients to read the TOC and Summary and list your questions so that we can get more insight for you before you make any purchase decision. A research advisor will accompany you so that you can compare samples and reports from different sources, and choose the study that is right for you.

  • Report Delivery
    • How and when I will receive my Report?
    • Most reports are delivered right away in a pdf format, while others are accessed via a secure link and access codes. Do note that sometimes reports are sent within a 12 hour period, depending on the time zones. However, you can contact us to escalate this. Should you need a hard copy, you can check if this option is offered for the particular report, and pay the related fees.
  • Payment conditions
    • What payment methods do you accept?
      1. Credit card : VISA, American Express, Mastercard, or
      2. You can download an invoice to pay by wire transfer, check, or via a Purchase Order from your company, or
      3. You can pay via a Check made out in US Dollars, Euros, or British Pounds for the full amount made payable to ReportLinker
    • What are ReportLinker’s Payment Terms?
    • All payments must normally be submitted within 30 days. However, you can let us know if you need extended time.
    • Are Taxes and duties included?
    • All companies based in France must pay a 20% tax per report. The same applies to all individuals based in the EU. All EU companies must supply their VAT number when purchasing to avoid this charge.
    • I’m not satisfied. Can I be refunded?
    • No. Once your order has been processed and the publisher has received a notification to send you the report, we cannot issue any refund or cancel any order. As these are not ‘traditional’ products that can be returned, reports that are dispatched are considered to be ‘consumed’.
  • User license
    • The license that you should acquire depends on the number of persons that need to access the report. This can range from Single User (only one person will have the right to read or access the report), or Department License (up to 5 persons), to Site License (a group of persons based in the same company location), or Corporate License (the entire company personnel based worldwide). However, as publishers have different terms and conditions, we can look into this for you.
Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers

Soft Drinks in Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • $ 2100
  • December 2019
  • 67 pages

In 2019, soft drinks in Bosnia-Herzegovina recorded stable value and volume growth in both the off- and on-trade channels. The health and wellness trend continued to grow in importance, benefitting healthie ...

Bleach in Bosnia and Herzegovina $ 990 February 2020


ref:plp2017

Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2020. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.

Make sure you don’t miss any news and follow us on