Argentinian President, Mauricio Macri, stated that he is working to make Argentina one of the main oil and gas exporters in the world. He added that the energy strategy of his government will allow the country to become self-sufficient after years of missmanagement and inaction.
After the victory of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazilian elections, added with the triumph of the right already in Argentina, Chile and Peru, the Bolivian government should pursue a sober and prudent foreign policy with qualified career diplomats to avoid isolation, said international analist Alvaro Del Pozo.
The Managing Director of Yacimientos del Litio Bolivianos (YLB), Juan Carlos Montenegro, assured that Bolivia would be a player in the lithium market by the end of 2022 with the exporting of “lithium batteries”.
The hydrocarbons industry in Bolivia lost its direction and is not anymore the sector that leverages the productive matrix of the country and sustains the transformation of an economy, concluded a seminar organised by the Jubilee Foundation.
96 per cent of what was exported to Brazil by Bolivia was natural gas and 4 per cent corresponded to urea, sodium and silver borates, according to a report from Bolivian Foreign Trade Institute (IBCE).
Interim Tax Policy Vice-minister, José Siñani, said today that the modification of the Simplified Tax Regime (RTS) would not have a negative impact on the collection of taxes. He added that it will help to formalise retailers and will change the tax culture of this sector.
According to CEDLA specialist Alfredo Zaconeta, there are at least five projects that, despite their huge investment, remain unfinished. Other projects do not work to their full capacity, and there are some that at the moment are not realised despite the pressing needs of the country.
The Catholic Church on Sunday demanded President Evo Morales to correct the wasteful expenditure of State resources and prioritise social policies aimed at improving the attention to vulnerable sectors.
Bolivia will have three international ports that will allow it to access the Atlantic Ocean with sovereignty. On Tuesday 30 October, President Evo Morales will deliver the new category to the Gravetal and Aguirre docks, which will be added to Jennefer dock at the international category.
A Swiss-German consortium began a technical inspection this Sunday on the stretch of the Bioceanic Integration Railway Corridor, from Santa Cruz to Oruro, informed the Minister of Public Works, Milton Claros.