IMF voices concern over ‘weakening of central bank independence' in Bolivia

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The IMF reiterates concerns over the "gradual weakening of central bank independence" in Bolivia, in an Article IV report released today, urging the authorities to ensure any changes stemming from the country's new constitution "conserve the supremacy of the Central Bank Law".

"The gradual weakening of central bank independence and increased central bank lending to public corporations highlight the need to strengthen the framework and safeguard the hard won anti-inflation credentials of the cent

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