Beef in Bolivia: economic damage exceeds $7 million

After almost two weeks of roadblocks, the shortage of beef is almost total in the country's markets. Livestock producers in Beni and Santa Cruz have not been able to deliver more than 3.2 million kilos to the western cities, and the economic damage to the sector exceeds 7 million dollars.

The Government has budgeted more than $472.5 million for the agricultural rehabilitation program

The government planned a budget of $ 472.5 million to implement the National Response and Rehabilitation Plan for the Agricultural Sector, given the effects of COVID-19. Around $200 million come from international cooperation, the Plurinational Legislative Assembly must approve the resources.

Assembly clears $704.3 million in World Bank and IDB loans

The Planning, Economic Policy and Finance Commission of the House of Representatives unfroze, this Wednesday, the credits of the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) that reach a total of $704.3 million. Two loans, one from the World Bank for $254.3 million and the IDB credit of $450 million. The Bills will submit to the plenary session of the Chamber of Deputies, once the Ministry of Economy delivers the answers to observations made on the destination of the resources.