The Consumer Price Index (CPI) registered last December a negative percentage variation of 1.54%, and the accumulated inflation of 2019 closed at 1.47%, according to official information from the National Statistics Institute (INE).
The President of the United States, Donald Trump, announced that the restrictions of aid to Bolivia were lifted. The aid will begin on the 2020 fiscal year (from 1 October 2019 to 30 September 2020). The US restricted aid since 2017 after consider that the country was failing in its anti-drug policy.
As of November 2019, the financial system equity in Bolivia reached Bs.20.7 billion ($2.99 billion), an increase of 8.3% compared to similar period in 2018. This equity represents 13.3% of the Capital Adequacy Ration (CAP). In Bolivia, the minimum ratio required by law is 10%.