Peso Boliviano

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Peso Boliviano

The former currency of Bolivia. It was introduced in 1963 as a way to stave off inflation. It was pegged to the U.S. dollar until 1979, when it began to operate under a managed float. It suffered from high inflation throughout its history, especially in the mid-1980s. It was replaced by the boliviano in 1986.
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He has managed to bring inflation to almost zero, and the Bolivian peso is now stable and traded openly against the US dollar.
Our biggest problem in this regard was obtaining the small Bolivian peso notes we needed to make small purchases of food and small lots of specimens.
Vázquez said the energy drink's target consumers are "long-distance transport-truck drivers, because it is affordable [10 Bolivian pesos, US$1.
According to Bolivian media reports, they are demanding an annual allowance of 3,000 Bolivian pesos (Au255) from central government.