Bolivian lithium continues to be of interest in the global context. The Vice Minister of High Energy Technologies, Álvaro Arnez, stated that more than 19 foreign companies applied to the International Call for Direct Lithium Extraction (EDL), which launched in April this year Yacimientos de Litio Bolivianos (YLB).
The Government approved Supreme Decree 4514, which provides an increase of between 15% and 20% in the import tariff on ceramic tiles and glass containers to protect domestic production.
The Government approved Supreme Decree 4514, which lowers from 20% to zero the import tariff for educational graphic material.
The National Statistics Institute (INE) reported this Friday that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) registered a negative variation of 0.16% in May 2021, compared to April. While the accumulated variation was positive at 0.28% and twelve months, it reached 0.54%.