Financial institutions in Bolivia have so far channeled Bs.900 million ($130.5 million) in loans to companies through the Employment and Labor Stability Support Plan. This figure represents 45% of the Bs2 billion ($290.02 million) committed by the State to guarantee the wages of workers affected by the paralysis of the economy.
Ecofuturo, one of the youngest banking entities in Bolivia will have a credit portfolio of $500 million in the coming months, said the general manager of the entity, Gustavo Garcia. In an interview with La Razón, he said that as of May 31 the bank has 330,000 customers, including savings and current accounts and 70,000 credit customers.
The state-owned oil company YPFB increased, as of June 1, natural gas exports to Argentina from 16 to 18 million cubic meters per day (MMcmd), and gradually increased the export of energy to Brazil's Petrobras. Natural gas requirements in Argentina in May, the month in which the Winter period of the contract begins, increased from … Continue reading Bolivia increases to 18MMcmd gas exports to Argentina and gradually to Brazil
Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced that it continues to expand its market presence in Latin America with its first long-term Factory Protection Plan (FPP) service agreement in Bolivia for a 600 kilowatt (kW) microturbine system. Despite the recent impact from Covid-19, the countries in Latin America represented 13% of Capstone's total revenues in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, compared to 12% of total revenues in the prior fiscal year.