Despite the rains registered in the last week in most of the department of Santa Cruz, there are still 18 forest fires that affect six municipalities, mainly San Ignacio and Concepción. So far this year, 310 forest fires have been recorded in this department, of which 292 extinguished.
The Bs 1,000 Hunger Bond will be paid before the end of the year and will benefit at least four million people. The purpose of this bond is to alleviate the needs of the population and reactivate the country's economy. The injection of resources will be at least 570 million dollars.
The recovery of the construction sector is slow. Until August, two indicators show that the activity will take time to recover due to the effects generated by the coronavirus. According to figures from the National Institute of Statistics (INE), permits for civil works fell by 69%, while cement consumption dropped another 36%.
The San Buenaventura Sugar Company (EASBA) informed this Thursday that the harvest of this year closes with the production of 320,000 quintals, foreseeing a profit of Bs 60 million ($8.6 MN). It projects to increase the production of cane to thousand hectares.
The public investment budget for 2021 will reach $3.44. The amount is 34% less than the allocation it had this year. Internal resources will finance 62% of it, and international cooperation will finance 38%.
Cepas de Altura Cabernet Sauvignon from La Concepción obtained 92 points in the Decanter World Wine Awards, the largest and most prestigious wine competition in the world. This score positions it as the best awarded Bolivian wine in the Decanter 2020 edition, with an extraordinary performance competing alongside wines produced in Europe, South America, Australia, among other growing regions.
The general state budget for the subsidy of fuel, food and essential services for 20201 reaches Bs 3.39 million ($487 mn). It represents a decrease of 34.2% concerning the budget of 2020.