El Diario is an online newspaper focusing on news in Bolivia, including topics such as national and international news, economy, culture, industry trends, and sports. Only available in Spanish.
Regulatory Agency Sites
The Financial Regulatory Authority, also known as Autoridad de Supervisión del Sistema Financiero (ASFI), is responsible for the regulation and supervision of the financial services industry in Bolivia. The site contains statistics, publications, regulations, and consumer information. Only available in Spanish.
The Ministry of Economy and Public Finance (MEPF), also known as Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas Públicas, is responsible for the creation of an equitable financial services industry in Bolivia. The MEPF site contains listings of applicable laws, industry news, economic forms, vice ministries, and citizen information. Some content is only available in Spanish.
The Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications and Transportation, also known as Autoridad de Regulación y Fiscalización de Telecomunicaciones y Transportes (ATT), regulates communications, transportation, and post in Bolivia. The ATT website contains information about its functions, legal framework, each of the sectors it is responsible for regulating, and recent news. Only available in Spanish.
The Bolivian Institute of Foreign Trade, also known as Instituto Boliviano de Comercio Exterior (IBCE), offers statistics that cover regional exports, imports, and global exports. A section on doing business elaborates upon macroeconomic data, imports and exports, and also contains a directory of Bolivian exporters. The IBCE also provides services for businesspeople including consulting, translation service, and custom studies. Only available in Spanish.
The Bolivian-American Chamber of Commerce (BACC) is a non-profit organization designed to foster trade and commercial agreements between the Republic of Bolivia and the United States. The site contains updated economic and social information as well as potential investment opportunities and legal framework regarding investments.
BoliviaBella is a website that provides pointers on business practices and culture in Bolivia for those who are going to live, work, study or tour in Bolivia. Specifically, the site includes helpful advice with greetings, gift giving, and meeting etiquette.