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Bolivia loses up to US$10 million a day due to delayed truck entry into Chile

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For the past 2 weeks, a 45-kilometer long line of trucks has formed along the border with Chile, due to the Chilean authorities' delay in testing Bolivian truckers for Covid-19.

The negative test is a mandatory requirement for drivers to enter Chile, both to deliver and take export and import cargo. The delay is due to the fact that the Chilean side is working at 50% capacity.

Blanco said that Bolivia offered to cooperate with the Chilean authorities in performing tests to increase the flow of vehicles.

"There are economic losses for the State . . .

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