Trade in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the world’s 101st largest exporter of goods and 97th largest exporter of commercial services in 2021. Export values were 8.6 and 2.3 billion USD respectively. Bosnia and Herzegovina’s top export category was manufactures, followed by fuels and mining products, and agricultural products. In 2020, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to Germany, Croatia and Serbia, with trade representing 83.24 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, Bosnia and Herzegovina is the world’s 95th largest importer of goods and 130th largest importer of commercial services. Import values were $13.1 and $0.7 billion USD respectively in 2021. Bosnia and Herzegovina’s top import category was manufactures, followed by fuels and mining products and agricultural products.  Leading import partners were Germany, Italy and Serbia. Bosnia and Herzegovina is part of 4 different Regional Trade Agreements, such as Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) 2006, EFTA – Bosnia and Herzegovina and EU – Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Abbreviation

BA

Capital

Sarajevo

WTO Membership Date

Observer

Legal System

civil law system; Constitutional Court review of legislative acts

Language

Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian

Number of Time Zone(s)

1

Additional Information

Financial Information

This section includes financial information such as the currency, exchange rate lookup and local banks issuing trade finance.

Currency

Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark

Exchange Rate

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Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Business Support Organizations

  • Foreign Investment Promotion Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Investment promotion agency

    [email protected]

    https://www.i-platform.ch/en/organisation/fipa-foreign-investment-promotion-age…

  • Foreign Trade Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Chamber of commerce

    [email protected]

    https://www.chamber-commerce.net/dir/437/Foreign-Trade-Chamber-of-Bosnia-and-He…

Copyright Offices

  • Institute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Industrial Property Offices

  • Institute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Additional Information

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Last Reviewed: June, 2023

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