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 11 million, and the GDP is about $40.89 billion as of 2019.
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 $450 million to Bolivia in 2020. Top exports included computer and electronic products, which made up 25.2% of the total; non-electrical machinery, which made up 14.8% of the total; transportation equipment, which made up 14.2% of the total; and chemicals, which made up 13.6% of the total. The U.S. imported $379 million from Bolivia in 2020. The top import was primate metal manufactures, which made up 53.3% of the total. Agricultural products made up another 20.4%, followed by minerals and ores making up 8%.
California exported $46 million to Bolivia in 2020. Top exports included transportation equipment at 25.5%, food manufactures at 19.6%, non-electrical machinery at 18.8%, and computer and electronic products at 14.7%. Imports from Bolivia to California totaled $32.7 million in 2020. Agricultural products made up 69.3% o the total, followed by primary metals and food manufactures, each making up 10.8% and 10.3%, respectively.