Rescheduling of deferred credits totalling $529 mn

Up to February 28 of this year, financial institutions accepted the request for refinancing and rescheduling of 19,440 deferred loans for a value of $529 million. The grace period is six months for rescheduling and refinancing loans, without payment of interest or principal, and was approved in December 2020, benefiting all sectors.

La Paz accounts for 51.9% of IGF revenues

More than half of the collection of 159.3 million Bolivianos ($22.85 mn) of the Large Fortunes Tax (IGF) obtained by the National Tax Service (SIN) in La Paz. A total of 182 people registered for payment. After La Paz, people with a fortune over Bs 30 million from Santa Cruz contributed 38.6%, Cochabamba 5.1% and Beni 2.9%.

BDP expects to increase its lending by 29% in 2021

The Banco de Desarrollo Productivo (BDP) intends to increase its loan portfolio to the country's productive sectors by 29% this year. The entity also wants to manage 7.4 billion bolivianos in trusts; achieve a 19% growth in second floor and window clients.BDP expects to increase its lending by 29% in 2021.

Nineteen state-owned companies owe $6.07 mn to the Central Bank

Public companies will continue to be the spearhead of the Government, which during the first two months of its administration, channelled, through the Central Bank of Bolivia (BCB), the disbursement of Bs 402 million ($57.67 mn) in credits in favour of strategic public companies. Until December 2020, according to BCB data, a total of 19 public companies owe Bs 42,328 million ($6.07 mn) to the State.