Today, metal processing, construction, processing, food and agricultural industries are the basic components of Herzegovinian industry, but in recent times there is an increase in development in the telecommunication and information technologies.
Mining and processing industry
The region of Herzegovina is rich with brown coal and lignite, metal ores, magnetite and bauxite, as well as non-metal construction material such as limestone, gypsum, dolomite and pyrophyllite. In the processing industry the production of aluminium, metal contructions, tools and furniture are dominant.
The fact that Herzegovina is rich with water provides
Furthermore, there is great potential for increasing the production of electric energy from renewable sources by using the power of the wind and sun. The wealth of renewable energy sources is one of the benefits of the Herzegovina region and this sector can be key for a strategic economic growth and development of the entire region. With the modernization of production and an appropriate system of distribution it would be possible to produce enough energy for export to foreign markets..