Dollar: closing price today June 24 in Bolivia

Dollar: closing price today June 24 in Bolivia
Dollar: closing price today June 24 in Bolivia

The Central Bank announced that it will preserve the exchange rate of the Bolivian against the US dollar. (Infobae)

He American dollar was paid at closing to 6.86 bolivianos on averagewhich represented an increase of 2.04% compared to the value of the previous day, when it ended with 6.72 bolivianos.

If we consider the data of the last seven days, the American dollar marks an increase in 2.13%%; On the contrary, for a year it still maintains .

In relation to previous days, it reversed the data from the previous session, when it ended with a drop of 0.03%, showing itself unable to consolidate a stable trend lately. The volatility of the last seven days was 18.9%, which is a figure slightly higher than the annual volatility figure (17.35%), so the value experiences greater variations than the general trend.

Although the Central Bank of Bolivia has an official price of the dollar, the truth is that on the streets this price is different, something that was evident in early 2023 when a shortage of the US currency was recorded. Currently the official exchange rate is 6.96 for sale and 6.86 for purchase.

Regarding inflation, the Bolivian government expects it to be 3.60% by 2024, a percentage that is close to the ideal of three percentage points. It is worth mentioning that Bolivia has been characterized by registering stable inflation control in recent years, unlike other economies in the region.

The same happens with the growth forecasts of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), since the Central Bank of Bolivia expects it to be 3.71% in 2024.

He Bolivian is the legal tender of Bolivia since 1987 and is divided into 100 centavos, previously the Bolivian peso was used but this was replaced. The Central Bank of Bolivia is the body in charge of regulating the issuance of currency.

Regarding creation, the Bolivian currency stopped its minting and printing during the colonial era due to lack of political interest, which would cause it to finally coins and banknotes were created abroad for the low price that this implies. In 2013 they were still manufactured in countries such as the United Kingdom, France and Chile.

Regarding the economy, in 2014 Bolivia resorted to high public spending and increasing domestic credit to maintain its growth, but these decisions resulted in an increase in public debt and a reduction in international reserves.

As throughout the world, the coronavirus pandemic It severely affected Bolivia’s economy, although inflation was not as high as in other Latin American nations.

In 2022, Bolivia stood out for having a lower inflation rate than its neighboring countries, this is due to a response to fuel price subsidies and the fixed exchange rate of the dollar with respect to the local currency; However, it has had to face a loss of international reserves and increased debt.

Bolivia is also facing global efforts to move to clean energy, so these conditions will force one of the largest gas exporting countries to look for alternatives this year.

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