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Bolivian exports reached US$7 billion as of June, and the Government projects to exceed US$13 billion by December, stated the Vice Minister of Foreign Trade, Benjamín Blanco. "In global, we are going to have a positive balance; I estimate that...
Global lithium production has doubled between 2016 and 2020 to 82,000 tons and is on its way to becoming one of the most demanded elements in the world. That is because lithium is an essential component of ion batteries that...
The visit of the Mexican Minister of Foreign Affairs, Marcelo Ebrard, to Bolivia, where he met with his counterpart, Rogelio Mayta, led to a strategic alliance between the two countries so that their state-owned lithium companies work in a...
Rosatom put into pilot operation the first industrial facilities of the Center for Research and Development in Nuclear Technology (CIDTN), the Russian state corporation reported. "The Cyclotron-Preclinical Radiopharmacy-Cyclotron Complex (CCRP) and a multipurpose irradiation center in El Alto have been...
The Bolivian Highway Administration (ABC) invested more than US$335 million in constructing five new roads and four bridges in the department of La Paz, infrastructure that would allow a better international connection with Peru, Brazil, and Chile. In this context,...
On August 4, a lithium exploitation bill was discussed in Bolivia. Thanks to the so-called Bolivian "white gold", the hope of getting out of poverty has been held back for more than 15 years. The Potosi Civic Committee (Comcipo) organized...
Quantum Motors established the first electric car factory in Bolivia in 2019. Early last July, its CEO, José Carlos Márquez, inaugurated the country's first lithium battery plant. A month after starting operations and ready to make its first exports to...
Bolivia's president, Luis Arce, made official a decree that seeks to promote oil palm plantations to produce biodiesel in the country and reduce dependence on fuel imports. The document, signed in July, was officially presented on Tuesday during the commemoration...
From January to June 2022, Bolivia achieved a trade surplus of US$1.22 billion, which translates into a 32% increase compared to the same period of 2021, when this indicator reached US$926 million, according to the Bolivian Institute of Foreign...

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