Official title:

Bosnia and Herzegovina


General information:
Population: 3,867,055 (July 2015 est.)
Total area: 51,197 km2
Administrative divisions: 2 first-order administrative divisions, which are the Bosniak/Croat Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine) and the Bosnian Serb-led Republika Srpska, along with 1 internationally supervised district, the Brčko District (Brcko Distrikt). The district is a self-governing administrative unit under the sovereignty of Bosnia and Herzegovina and formally held in condominium between the two entities.
Capital: Sarajevo
Currency: Konvertibilna marka (convertible mark BAM)
National holiday: National day (Statehood Day): 23rd November (1943)
National languages: None (de jure); Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian (de facto)


Type of state:
Federal parliamentary republic
Diplomatic and consular representative: H.E. Mr Milorad Živković


GDP (nominal): $18,29 billion (2014 est.)
GDP (nominal) per capita: $3,450 (2015 est.)
GDP (PPP): $37,966 billion (2015 est.)
GDP (PPP) per capita: $9,515(2015 est.)
GDP (official exchange rate): $18.17 billion (2014 est.)
GDP (real growth rate): 1,4% (2015 est.)
GDP per sector:
• agriculture: 7,56%
• industry: 26,78%
• services: 65,66% (2014 est.)

Agriculture products: wheat, corn, fruits, vegetables, livestock
Main industries: steel, coal, iron ore, lead, zinc, manganese, bauxite, aluminium, motor vehicle assembly, textiles, tobacco products, wooden furniture, ammunition, domestic appliances, oil refining


Trade - Export
Exported commodities: metals, clothing, wood products.
Main export partners:
• EU 28 84,8%
• Turkey 3,3%
• Switzerland 1,9%
• US 1,6% (2015)


Trade - Import
Imported commodities: machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels, foodstuffs.
Main import partners:
• EU 28 81,4%
• Russia 6,8%
• Turkey 4%
• China 3,5%
• FYRO Macedonia 1,3% (2015)



European Commission – Directorate-General for Trade. 2015. EU, Trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina. Available at: (February 9th 2016).


European Commission. 2015. Bosnia and Herzegovina – 2015 Report. Available at: (February 9th 2016).


International Monetary Fund. 2015. World Economic Outlook: Bosnia and Herzegovina. Available at: (February 9th 2016).


World Trade Organization. 2015. Statistics Database: Bosnia and Herzegovina. Available at: 9th 2016).




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