Supply and demand of fish in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nemanja Jalić, Aleksandar Ostojić, Nebojša Savić
2022 Ekonomika Poljoprivrede (1979)  
The primary goal of the paper was to analyze the fish market of Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H). The paper presents the level of self-sufficiency and import dependence of fish for the period 2014-2020. The source of data was the data of the B&H Agency for Statistics and Indirect Taxation Authority of B&H. The following methods were applied: descriptive statistics, trend data and balance sheet method. On average, 3.161 tons of trout were produced in B&H per year, 82% of total fish production. Carp
more » ... ere produced 510 tons per year. Other freshwater fish are becoming less and less attractive for production. B&H's fish self-sufficiency is low (54%) and the average rate of import dependence is about 76%. The consumption of fish per capita is 2 kilograms. It is necessary to improve the education of the population throughout B&H about the importance of fish nutrition and the health aspects of its consumption.
doi:10.5937/ekopolj2202385j fatcat:iwmmscpizrdldayb2qebsb5u2m