YPFB to sell gas for five years to Brazil’s MTGás

Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) and the company Mato-grossense de Gas (MTGás, Brazil) signed a "firm contract" for the commercialization of natural gas for five years for nine dollars per million BTU (British thermal unit). The contract will run from January 1, 2022, to December 31, 2026. Natural gas supply volumes will range between 133 and 215 MMCD (thousands of cubic meters per day).

Up to 30% of the agrochemicals entering Bolivia come from smuggling

Bolivia does not have an agrochemical production industry, so demand is being met exclusively by imports. In the last three years, smuggling these inputs has increased considerably, representing at least 30% of legal imports. Estimates indicate that this activity has an economic turnover of between $40 and $50 million annually and that, due to poor … Continue reading Up to 30% of the agrochemicals entering Bolivia come from smuggling

12.5 million hectares are affected by deforestation and other problems affecting communities

A Fundación Tierra report warns about expanding the agricultural frontier in Santa Cruz and the consolidation of 12.5 million hectares of soybean, livestock and other crops. The Foundation's report warns about the expansion of the agricultural frontier in Santa Cruz and the consolidation of 12.5 million hectares of soybean, livestock and other crops.