After three years, the expansion of the airport is expected to become a reality. $280 million investment is estimated. The announcement of the winning company, which will be responsible for executing the work, will be made this Monday.
Perspectives: 2019 is a grey year for the production sector. Crop yields, such as wheat and soybeans, fell 40%. As a result, the producers ran out of funds.
“The situation is complicated and difficult,” said Bolivia’s Port Services Administration (ASP-B) Manager David Sánchez. Just before accusing Chile of violating the 1904 Peace Treaty by allowing a private company to unilaterally raise the port rates in Arica by 200%.
According to data from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Bolivia generates 850 million US dollars annually in revenue; a growth three times more than recorded in any other Latin American countries. This implies that Bolivia is growing at an annual rate of 9.8% in tourism.