RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bolivia closed last year with a 9.9% drop (US$524 million) in Net International Reserves (NIR). Financial assets fell from US$5.3 billion as of December 2020 to US$4.8 billion as of December 2021.
This drop, of 9.9%, is the least abrupt recorded in the last four years. In 2020 the decline was 18.4%, in 2019 27.7% (the sharpest recorded so far), and in 2018, it reached 12 . . .