Economic and Business Climate in BiH in 2018 compared to 2017
In terms of changes, 48% of the respondents believe that the economic and business environment in BiH has not changed compared to the previous year, while 29% of them is of the opinion that the business environment has somewhat deteriorated.
Evaluation of the Current Business Climate in BiH
In the opinion of the FIC members, the business climate in BiH is far from ideal. Slightly less than half of the surveyed members (48%) expressed moderate dissatisfaction with the business climate in BiH, while 19% neither satisfied nor dissatisfied and 16% were moderately satisfied. Only 13% of the respondents stated that they were extremely dissatisfied with the business climate, while there were merely 3% of those who were extremely satisfied with the current business climate.
Predictability of Business Climate in BiH
Even though a predictable business climate is necessary for increasing investments, the data shows that only less than 1/4 of the total number of surveyed FIC members considered the business climate in BiH predictable, while as many as 77% of them considered it to be unpredictable, which is not a favourable indicator for foreign investors.
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