Bolivia says inflation rate quickens by 0.58 pct in February

viernes 4 de marzo de 2016 14:32 GYT

LA PAZ, March 4 (Reuters) - Consumer prices in Bolivia rose by 0.58 percent in February, pushing the year-on-year inflation rate to 2.64 percent, government data showed on Friday.

Education and food and communication costs pushed the index higher. Prices for alcohol and tobacco bucked the trend, falling slightly. (Reporting by Daniel Ramos; Editing by Richard Lough, G Crosse)