On Thursday, October 6, the Bolivian government reaffirmed its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth projection of 5.1% for 2022, despite the new estimate of the World Bank (WB) that raised this indicator to 4.1%.
The Minister of Economy and Public Finance, Marcelo Montenegro, said that this positive growth indicator might be affected to some extent by the announced indefinite strike in the Bolivian department of Santa Cruz (east), which is one of the largest contributors to this indicator.
"We are convinced of meeting the GDP growth projection for Bolivia of around 5.1%, as established in the Fiscal . . .