Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionLatin America
Capital CitySucre
Government TypeUnitary presidential constitutional republic
Official LanguagesSpanish
CurrencyBolivian boliviano, BOB
Phone Code +591
Important CitiesSanta Cruz de la Sierra, Cochabamba, La Paz, Oruro, Tarija, Potosí, Sacaba, Montero, Quillacollo, Trinidad, Yacuiba
National DayIndependence Day (6th Aug)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking150 (Below Average)
Primary Industriesoil and natural gas, mining, food and beverages, agriculture, tobacco, clothing and handicrafts, Manufacturing Industry, Textile Industry,
Major ExportsPetroleum Gas, Zinc Ore, Gold, Precious Metal Ore, Soybean Meal, Mineral fuels including oil, Ores, slag, ash, Gems, precious metals, Food industry waste, animal fodder, Tin, Animal/vegetable fats, oils, waxes, Fruits, nuts, Cereals, Oil seeds, Fertilizers.
Major Exports to IndiaPlastic or Rubber, Footwear, Machinery and Electricals, Vegetables, Chemicals, Wood, Metals, Hides and Skins, Minerals, Raw Materials
Major ImportsMachinery including computers, Mineral fuels including oil, Vehicles, Electrical machinery, equipment, Plastics, plastic articles, Iron, steel, Other chemical goods, Articles of iron or steel, Pharmaceuticals, Miscellaneous food preparations.
Major Imports from IndiaChemicals, Machinery and Electricals, Plastic or Rubber, Metals, Stone and Glass, Vegetables, Raw materials, Wood
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaGlobal System Of Trade Preferences (GSTP)
Bordering NationsPeru, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay
Member ofAmazon Cooperation Treaty Organization(ACTO), Community of Latin American,Caribbean States(CELAC), Community of Latin American and Caribbean States(CLACS), Group of 77(G77), Lima Group(GL), Organization of American States(OAS), Organization of Ibero-American States(OIAS), United Nations(UN), Union of South American Nations(USAN), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. Jorge Velazquez
Honorary Consul General
Honorary Consulate General of India
Av. Arce 2670 Esq. Gozalvez, Edificio Apolo, Piso 7, Oficina 701, La Paz, Republic of Bolivia., 00-591-2-2430115
Phone: 00-591-2-2430115, 2118672 (O), 2722077
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Mr. Juan Jose Cortez Rojas
Honorable Ambassador
Embassy of the Plurinational State of Bolivia
14/15 First Floor, E block, Vasant Vihar, behind E block Market, New Delhi, Delhi 110057.
Phone: 011 4606 0934