Trading Partner Portal: Bolivia
Bolivia is a landlocked country in western-central South America. The Andes border the country to the west and Brazil’s Amazon basin to the east. One-third of the country is within the Andean mountain range. The population of Bolivia is about 12 million, and the GDP is about $40 billion as of 2021.
Bolivia is the second poorest country in South America, but has had the fastest growing economic in South America, in terms of GDP. Bolivia is rich in minerals including tin, silver, lithium, and copper.
The U.S. exported $520 million to Bolivia in 2022. Top exports included computer and electronic products, which made up $125 million of the total; chemicals, which made up $87 million of the total; and non-electrical machinery, which made up $68 million of the total. The U.S. imported $644 million from Bolivia in 2022. The top import was primary metal manufactures, which made up $383 million of the total. Agricultural products made up another $94 million, followed by minerals and ores making up $45 million.
California exported $30 million to Bolivia in 2022. Top exports included computer and electronic products at $10 million, processed food at $7 million, chemicals at $4 million, and non-electrical machinery at $2 million. Imports from Bolivia to California totaled $54 million in 2022. Agricultural products made up $44 million of the total, followed by wood products, computer and electronic products, each making up $4 million and $3 million, respectively.