Bolivia has increased its interest rates by 0.12 percentage points, from 1.69% to an annual rate of 1.81%.
The key rates a tool used by Central Banks to implement monetary policy.
An increase in interest rates is used to slow down inflation and protect the currency. .
This change is the first to have taken place since on April20th 2017, when the Central Bank increasedinterest rates by 0.12 percentage points to 1.69%.