Operational costs

We would like to emphasize that it is necessary to check all services expenses for a specific location and according to the specific requirements. Operational costs are shown only for approximate estimates. Prices shown are in the range according the price lists of the provider, defined in accordance with various technical specifics.

Electricity prices in B&H

The price of electricity is defined with tariff and price of kW/h and it is determinate with tariff groups, season and higher/lower daily tariffs. Tariff rates are determined by Entities Regulatory Commission for Electricity, and information are available on:

www.ferk.ba – Regulatory Commission for Electricity in Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina
www.reers.ba – The Regulatory Commission for Energy of Republic of Srpska.

Prices of electricity in B&H
With all taxes included
Higher Lower
Average April 2015 0.10 EUR/kwh 0.05 EUR/kwh

Source: Agency for Statistics of B&H, Monthly review of Average Consumer Prices in B&H, April 2015.

The average price of electricity for industry from group of customers IC, without VAT, in the second half of 2014 amounted 6.22 € cent/kWh, which is 4.7 % less in comparison with the first half of 2014 (Source: Agency for Statistics of B&H, Multi-domain stats, Environment and Energy, Prices of electricity and natural gas, April 2015).

The prices of industrial gas in B&H

The price of natural gas With all taxes included
Average – April 2015* 0.511 EUR/m3
Industry ** 0.588 EUR/Sm3

Source:  * Monthly review of Average Consumer Prices in B&H – Agency for Statistics of B&H,  **Sarajevo gas d.o.o – In September 2013 the purchase price of natural gas for industrial customers and households has been reduced by 8 % (0.386 EUR/Sm3)

The average price of natural gas for industry, without VAT, in the second half of 2014 amounted 14.8 EUR/GJ, which is same in comparison with the first half of 2014. Natural gas has the following technical characteristics: 15°C; 1.01325 bar; lower calorific value of 34075.60 kJ/Sm3 (Source: Agency for Statistics of B&H, Multi-domain stats, Environment and Energy, Prices of electricity and natural gas, April 2015).

The prices of landline and mobile telephone

A variety of custom packages are available on the market within more operators. The approximate price ranges are presented, from the lowest to the highest tariff for one minute and depending on the zone, time call or custom package.

The prices of access fees, established by the telecom operators, range from 14.8 EUR to 15.3 EUR. All three telecom operators have a unique monthly subscription fee for legal entities at the level of the price cap (8.4 EUR).

The prices of calls within the fixed network particular operators range from 0.017 EUR/min to 0.020 EUR/min.

The prices of calls from their landline to other fixed networks in B&H at the level of price caps and amounts 0.025 EUR/min.

The prices of calls between the fixed network and its own mobile network, established by the telecom operators, range from 0.092 EUR/min to 0.097 EUR/min.

International calls are divided into three zones: neighbouring, European and non-European countries.

International calls to neighbouring countries: from 0.153 to 0.225 EUR/min.

International calls to other European countries: from 0.358 to 0.392 EUR/min.

International calls to non-European countries: from 0.358 to 0.519 EUR/min.

(Source: Annual report of the Communications Regulatory Agency for the year 2014, June 2015)

Average prices according Agency for Statistics of B&H, Average consumer prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina, April 2015:

– Average price of Monthly telephone subscription in April 2015 was 7.72 EUR.

– Average price of mobile phone usage within own fixed network in April 2015 was 0.102 EUR/min.

The prices of water in B&H
Water charges are determined at local level and thus are different from one municipality to another.

The water price consists of: water, sanitation, PVN (Special Water Compensation) for water consumption and PVN for water protection (depending of the level of pollution of wastewater).

Average monthly price in April 2015, of Water supply was 0.511 EUR/m3 and Sewerage services was 0.256 EUR/m3 .
(Source: Agency for Statistics of B&H, Average consumer prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina, April 2015)

The new price list for Sarajevo Canton is effective from December 1, 2013:

The fixed part of price for water and sewerage for legal entities is 2.39 EUR/m3 per month which is increased by a variable amount depending on water consumption. (Source: Vodovod i kanalizacija d.o.o. Sarajevo)

B&H has an exceptionally high quality of drinking water. Water from the tap is safe to drink as well as most places in the mountains or fountains in towns or along the side of the road.

Fuel prices in B&H
Average price:
Euro diesel 1.023 EUR/l
Petrol 98 octanes 1.023 EUR/l
Petrol BMB 95 octanes 0.971 EUR/l
Source: Agency for Statistics of B&H, Average consumer prices in Bosnia and Herzegovina, April 2015

Real Estate:
Prices of real estate always depend on a number of factors such as: location, condition and equipment, age, current market situation.
Prices of buying/leasing office space are ranging as follows:
Leasing office space (without ground floor) per month:
5 EUR/m2 – 20 EUR/m2

Buying office space:
Central position 1,500 EUR/m2 – 3,000 EUR/m2
Peripheral position 500 EUR/m2 – 2,000 EUR/m2
Price of agricultural land: 2 EUR/m2 – 25 EUR/m2
Price of construction land: 25 EUR/m2 – 700 EUR/m2
Prices of leasing/buying workshop (production building) are:
Leasing production building (per month): 2 EUR/m2 – 10 EUR/m2
Buying production building: 50 EUR/m2 – 1,000 EUR/m2

FIPA, June 2015

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