Industry sector drops by 12.8% in 1H-2020

The first semester the Bolivian economy, fell 11.11% due to the impact of the Covid -19. By the end of 2019, it had reached 2.22%. It is a drop of 13.3 percentage points. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the industrial sector registered, as of June 2020, a contraction of 12.76%. In 2019 the industry had a growth rate of 3.19%, so there is a decrease of 15.9 percentage points in six months.

The BDP Board of Directors approves the issuance of Subordinated Notes for $24.3 million

The Banco de Desarrollo Productivo (BDP) S.A.M. will issue Subordinated Bonds for an authorized amount of 170 million bolivianos ($24.3 mn), which will allow maintaining financial sustainability, capturing resources to strengthen the equity position and further growth of the portfolio.

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.