The volume of mineral exports in Cochabamba fell by 52% in 2020. The sector, especially the private sector, affected by the pandemic and asks for the national government’s support to reactivate activities. Despite the considerable decrease in the volume exported, the value rose by 8% in 2020, and $77 million exported; in 2019, $71 million shipped. It is because gold and silver prices rose. However, the cost of the rest of the minerals fell.
Source: Los Tiempos