Population

3.5 million (2017) 

Official language

Bosnian 52.9%, Serbian 30.8% and Croatian 14.6% 

Currency

Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark (KM) 

Official Statistics Office

Agency for Statistics BiH (Agencija za statistiku BiH) 

Trade Associations

Association of Publishers and Booksellers of Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Annual Book Fairs

Sarajevo Book Fair is held over 5 days in April. 

VAT on Books

17% for books and eBooks 

Fixed Book Price System

No

Statistics

Bosnia & Herzegovina publishing market profile (PA, 2003)[link to download/view] 

Useful Contacts

British Council
Email: british.council@britishcouncil.ba 
Tel: +387 33 250 220 

Department for International Trade
Email: commercialenquiries.sarajevo@fco.gov.uk 
Tel: +387 (0) 33 282 200 

Alma KadunicHead of Department for International TradeSarajevo
Email:
alma.kadunic@fco.gov.uk 
Tel: +387 (0) 33 282 237 

Publishers

Booksellers

Book Distributors

  • Books.ba is a book distributor associated with Macmillan Education.