Bolivia September inflation 0.45 pct, 12-month rate 3.47 pct

jueves 6 de octubre de 2016 12:41 GYT

LA PAZ Oct 6 (Reuters) - Bolivian inflation was 0.45 percent in September, bringing the country's 12-month rate to 3.47 percent, the government's National Statistics Institute (INE) said on Thursday.

Prices of potatoes and chicken rose while the cost of onions, peas, bananas, toilet paper and transportation fell, INE said in a report.

In the first nine months of 2016, consumer prices in Bolivia rose 2.9 percent, according to official data. For full-year 2016, Bolivia expects inflation of 5.3 percent. (Reporting by Daniel Ramos; Editing by James Dalgleish)