The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development stated that Bosnia and Herzegovina, together with the Republic of Srpska, is the country in the SEE region that has made most progress during the last several years in implementation of transitional reforms in the region.

The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund stated that the Republic of Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovine) has the highest future growth potential in particular in the following segments: processing of the ore, electrical power sector, tourism, agriculture, forestry and textile and leather processing.