Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) reported that it supplies 4.5 million litres of diesel from national production to Santa Cruz every week, and another 11 million litres imported from Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil and Chile, to supply fuel to all service stations, direct customers and large consumers in Santa Cruz. In Arica, 44 million litres of diesel were unloaded and will be loaded daily into 80 tanks to transport it to La Paz and Santa Cruz.
The increase in the price of soy flour, one of the main inputs for poultry farmers, is the reason why they have chosen to stop producing and generate a lower supply, which leads to a 23% increase in its price for the producer.
Forty-six per cent of the 1,419,000 hectares affected by forest fires are forests, which represents significant damage due to the impact on biodiversity. Within this framework, the Government of Santa Cruz reiterated the request to the Plurinational Legislative Assembly (PLA) to repeal Law 741, which extends logging from 5 to 20 hectares without the need for authorization to clear.