Ana María Morales assumes the direction of the UIF

The Minister of Economy and Public Finance, Marcelo Montenegro, appointed Ana María Morales as the new Director of the Financial Investigations Unit (UIF) on Thursday afternoon. Ana María Morales is a lawyer by profession and a graduate of the Sociology Department. From 2018 to date, she has held the position of Director of Strategic Analysis, Monitoring and International Coordination of the UIF.

As a result of COVID-19, 64% of the unemployed are women

The National Institute of Statistics (INE) reported, this Thursday, that of the total number of people affected in the labour market, due to the effect of COVID-19, 64% are women. It is a rate that deserves the urgent application of an economic policy associated with improving employment for women and young people. The INE explained that the sectors that generated the most significant expulsion of workers linked to the food and restaurant trade, manufacturing industry and construction.

Pablo Salazar is appointed as the new general manager of Gestora Pública

Pablo Mauricio Salazar Pérez was born in La Paz. He has a degree in Business Administration, studied a master's degree at the European School of Business, and completed a Diploma in Leader Development, Management Development program. He performed executive functions in the project for the Implementation of Contributive and Semi-contributive Regimes in the Public Management Company and was a consultant for the Management of Assurance, Collection and Benefits.

Karina Serrudo is the new President of the National Customs

The Minister of Economy and Public Finance, Marcelo Montenegro, on Tuesday, appointed Liliana Karina Serrudo Miranda as President of the National Customs. The authority has a degree in law and a master's degree in government management and public administration. She worked in the National Tax Service of the district of Tarija, was a summary lawyer of the National Tax Service, National Tax Service Chuquisaca, among other positions.

Private businessmen ask for credits for $400 mn to pay Christmas bonus

Less than one month before the deadline established in the General Labor Law to pay the Christmas bonus until December 20, the Bolivian Institute of Foreign Trade (IBCE), proposes the Government to obtain a credit to leverage the payment of the Christmas bonus in the private sector of $400 million, via direct credit from the Union Bank or the Bank of Productive Development (BDP).

Wilson Zelaya Prudencio takes over as president of YPFB

With the mission to start up the Ammonia and Urea Plant, revive the industrialization of natural gas and the exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons, Wilson Zelaya Prudencio, an industrial engineer by profession, with 29 years of experience in the sector, assumed this Thursday as executive president of Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB).

Edwin Rojas is the new president of the Central Bank of Bolivia

Róger Edwin Rojas Ulo was inaugurated this Thursday as the new head of the Central Bank of Bolivia (BCB). He has a Ph.D. in Development Sciences, mention in Development Strategies, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés. Master in Economics and Public Policy, Instituto Torcuato Di Tella (Buenos Aires, Argentina) and Master (c) in Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment, Universidad de Concepción (Concepción, Chile). Degree in Economics, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (La Paz, Bolivia).

Mario Cazón returns to the Presidency of National Taxes

The Minister of Economy and Public Finance, Marcelo Montenegro, on Thursday, appointed Mario Cazón as interim executive president of the National Tax Service (SIN). He is a Public Accountant graduated from the Universidad Mayor de San Simón (1995), Master in Business Administration with diplomas in Audit and Management Control and Audit Management. Cazón had already been the owner of this tax division between 2016 and 2019. Katia Rivera as Executive Director of the Tax Challenge Authority (AIT).