Inflation in Bolivia

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Bolivia - Inflation

Following a likely marked contraction in Q2 on the Covid-19 fallout, the economic panorama seemingly remained subdued in Q3. Despite an improvement in July, economic activity was still well below pre-pandemic levels, as the health crisis paralyzed the crucial mining sector and hampered the construction industry. In addition, goods exports continued to collapse in July–August on significant drops in shipments of natural gas and minerals. Moreover, in late September, Moody’s and Fitch Ratings downgraded the country’s credit rating to B2 and B respectively, citing the country’s worsening growth prospects and public finances. In politics, polls indicate that Luis Arce, the candidate for former President Evo Morales’ MAS party, is leading the race for the 18 October election re-run, but the possibility of going to a second round remains.

Bolivia - Inflation Data

2015   2016   2017   2018   2019  
Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)4.1  3.6  2.8  2.3  1.8  

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Bolivia Inflation
Note: Annual variation of consumer price index (CPI) in %.
Source: National Statistical Institute and FocusEconomics calculations.

Bolivia Facts

Value Change Date
Exchange Rate6.91-0.14 %Jan 01

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