Bosnia and Herzegovina


Location map
author: OCHA/ ReliefWeb

- Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea;
- Neighbours: Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro.

- hot summers and cold winters;
- areas of high elevation have short, cool summers and long, severe winters;
- mild, rainy winters along coast.

Natural hazards:

- destructive earthquakes.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Pop. density*:68.5people/km2
GDP*:16.8EUR billion

European Union:
Potential candidate

Currency: Convertible mark
Code: BAM
Since: 1998

Exchange rates:


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Bosnia 1Q2023 Market Rankings

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Bosnia 1Q2023 Market Portfolio

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Latest news

STATISTICS: BiH insurers' 9 months business extended by 8.15% y-o-y

The insurance market of Bosnia and Herzegovina ended the first nine months of the current year with aggregate gross written premiums worth BAM 668.66 million (~EUR 341.88 million) vs. BAM 618.26 million (~EUR 316.11 million) a year before, according to the January-September 2022 market data published by AZOBiH - Insurance Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

STATISTICS: BiH, 1H2021: betting on digitalization, UNIQA osiguranje is the new market leader

Insurance market of Bosnia & Herzegovina ended the first half of 2021 by showing a positive dynamic, especially on the life insurance side. Yet, although recording a 12.3% y-o-y GWP growth, the life insurance segment remains very small, reaching a total GWP amount of EUR 42.8 million, still far from the market's potential. At the same time, indemnities paid for life insurance went up by 27% y-o-y, to EUR 21.7 million.