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Exports of Dairy Products from BiH Increased

15 February 2017

BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA - BiH exported dairy products worth 70,188,291 BAM last year, which is 14.71 per cent more than in 2015, while imports amounted to 128,353,574 BAM, which represents an increase of 7 per cent compared to the previous year.

This increase was contributed by the export of dairy products to EU member states, namely Croatia, which was not the case in 2015, as said from the Foreign Trade Chamber of BiH.

The country mostly exported milk and sour cream worth 47.95 million BAM on the market of CEFTA countries – Montenegro 18.6 million BAM, 10.73 million BAM of Macedonia, to Serbia 9.12 million BAM, and to Kosovo 7.04 million BAM.

Most of the butter was exported to Turkey, and it is worth 2.52 million BAM, and 655,000 BAM in Macedonia, while total exports of dairy products amounted to 3.65 million BAM last year.

Last year in BiH was mostly imported milk and cheese from the EU, and the most of it from Croatia.

Total imports of milk and sour cream amounted to 25.3 million BAM last year, while imports from Croatia totaled to 10 million BAM, from Hungary 5.14 million BAM, from Germany 4.7 million BAM, and Slovakia 3.82 million BAM.

TheCattleSite News Desk


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