Bolivia Economy (english)


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Bolivia Economy (english)

  1. 1. BOLIVIAECONOMY Illimani – La Paz
  2. 2. Bolivia Central Bank – La Paz Population10.027.254 citizens (2012) La Paz 2.706.351 Santa Cruz 2.655.084 Cochabamba 1.758.143 GDP Per Capita 2.794 USD (2014) Exchange rate 6.96 BS = 1 USD
  3. 3. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) - By economic activity 13% 18% 13% 2%3% 8% 10% 11% 4% 3% 15% Agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing Mines extraction Manufacturing industries Electricity gas and water Construction Commerce Transport Financial institutions Community, Social Services Restaurants and hotels Services of public administration
  4. 4. Natural gas production 62.8 Million cubic meters per day (February 2014) The Bolivia economy has its main base in extracting and exporting mining and gas resources. Bolivia exports on average 52.84 MMmcd of natural gas to Brazil and Argentina and 10 MMmcd is intended for the domestic market. Margarita Gas field - Tarija
  5. 5. Major gas reserves in Bolivia (February 2014) Tarija (71% ) Santa Cruz Chuquisaca Cochabamba
  6. 6. Agriculture Soya farming – Santa Cruz Santa Cruz has 2 million hectares of cultivated area, this represents the 81% of the national cultivated area. Food production reaches 12.6 million tons. The 2013 Bolivia exported one billion dollars.
  7. 7. Agriculture Sunflower farming – Santa Cruz The products that generate higher production are soya, sunflower, sugar cane, rice, wheat, ses ame and cotton. Santa Cruz's contribution to domestic production: Oil 99% Sugarcane 85% Rice 84% Corn 72% Wheat 64%
  8. 8. Agriculture Quinoa – La Paz Bolivia is the largest producer of this grain in the world. The United Nations (UN) declared 2013 as the International Year of Quinoa (AIQ) in recognition of the high nutritional capacity of this food and its potential contribution to food security in the world. The 2013 Bolivia sold 100 million USD.
  9. 9. Cattle raising Nelore Cattle – Beni Most cattle area of Bolivia is located in the department of Beni. Bolivia moves 510 million dollars annually in cattle. Bolivia has approximately 6 million cattle.
  10. 10. Main economic center Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Landmarks Santa Cruz is the economic center of Bolivia due to agricultural, industri al, commercial and service activity possessed. Is the region with the highest rate of economic growth in the last 50 years of Bolivia and is the fastest growing city in South America.
  11. 11. Mining Cerro rico - Potosí The largest mining centers are concentrated in the departments of Potosí, La Paz and Oruro. The main Bolivia's mining production is zinc, lead, tin, silver and gold.
  12. 12. Main export products – IBCE 2012 1. Natural gas 2. Silver ores 3. Gold waste 4. Zinc mineral 5. Soybean meal 6. Petroleum oils 7. Tin ingots 8. Soybean oil 9. Raw silver 10.Lead ore 11.Nuts 12.Soybeans 13.Quinoa 14.Sunflower oil 15.Articles of jewelery 16.Tin ore
  13. 13. 1. Brazil 2. Argentina 3. United States 4. Peru 5. Japan 6. Colombia 7. South Korea 8. Belgium 9. Venezuela 10.China 11.Switzerland 12.Ecuador 13.Chile 14.Canada 15.Australia 16.England 17.Spain Main export countries – IBCE 2012
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