Conflicts, pandemics and smuggling, the enemies of Bolivian industries

In 2020, the economy was hard hit by the pandemic, which in the case of industries meant a 12% drop in their sales and an 84% collapse in their profits, said the president of the National Chamber of Industries (CNI), Ibo Blazicevic.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (EFE) Industry in Bolivian regions such as La Paz, where all social protests tend to converge because it is the seat of government, is almost an odyssey due to the high level of conflict and harmful smuggling, enemies to which the covid-19 pandemic has been added in the last year.

In 2020, the economy was hard hit by the pandemic, which in the case of industries meant a 12% drop in their sales and an 84% collapse in their profits, explained to Efe, the president of the National Chamber of Industries (CNI), Ibo Blazicevic.

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