Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) informed the neighbouring country's energy sector authorities that it is in a position to guarantee a gas supply of 13 and 14 million cubic metres per day (MMm3d) during the winter season, i.e. approximately 28 per cent below the volume established in the current addendum, which expires on 31 December.
The latest foreign trade report released by the National Statistics Institute (INE) shows that gas exports' value fell by 28% and minerals by 31% between January and November 2020, compared to a similar period last year.
Extra-employees of Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano (LAB) ask the company's directors for payment of their outstanding wages and other benefits. The amount amounts to 30 million dollars, which could be covered by the auction of the former airline's property at Jorge Wilstermann Airport.
As of October 2020, the Global Index of Economic Activity (IGAE), which represents a short-term estimate of economic activity, recorded a negative cumulative rate of change of 9.56%, compared with a similar period in 2019.The economic activity falls by 9.56% to October
The central government has committed itself to assist investigations of illegal gold trafficking. In operation, La Paz's government found 318 kilos of gold valued at Bs 130 million ($18.75 mn) at El Alto airport on Tuesday, which was to be exported illegally, without paying royalties and affecting the work of the cooperatives.