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About Bolivia

Bolivia, a South American country is famous for its Andes Mountains, the Atacama Desert, and the Amazon rainforest. The country borders with Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil.

Bolivia has the second largest natural gas reserves in South America

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionSouth America
Capital CitySucre
Government TypePresidential Republic
Official LanguagesSpanish
CurrencyBoliviano , 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)
GDP (nominal)USD 46.796 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking151
Primary Industriesoil and natural gas, mining, food and beverages, agriculture, tobacco, clothing and handicrafts, Manufacturing Industry, Textile Industry,
Foreign Relations
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)
Major ExportsGems & Jewellery, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Edible Oils & Seeds, Fruits and Nuts, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Wood and Pulp, Chemical Products, Cereals & Pulses, Machinery & Appliances, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Books and Papers
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Electrical Products, Plastics and Products, Chemical Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Rubber and Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Books and Papers, Cosmetics and Accessories, Cereals & Pulses, Retail & Fmcg Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions
Total Exports ValueUSD 13.653 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 13.049 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 0.604 Billion (Excess)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaGlobal System Of Trade Preferences (GSTP)
Major Exports to IndiaGems & Jewellery, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Wood and Pulp, Machinery & Appliances, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Electrical Products, Chemical Products, Pharmaceutical Products
Major Imports from IndiaAutomobiles, Vehicles & Components, Pharmaceutical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Chemical Products, Rubber and Products, Electrical Products, Vegetables and Related Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Silk & Textiles, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Plastics and Products, Ceramic Products, Books and Papers, Other Products, Cosmetics and Accessories
India's Imports ValueUSD 2,550.21 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 77.34 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 75.34 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for BoliviaHonorary Consulate General of India (Under Embassy of India in Peru)
H.E. Jorge Velazquez
Honorary Consul General
Av. Arce 2670 Esq. Gozalvez, Edificio Apolo, Piso 7, Oficina 701, La Paz, Republic of Bolivia., 00-591-2-2430115
00-591-2-2430115, 2118672 (O), 2722077,

Embassy of India in Peru (Accredited to Bolivia)
H.E. Vishvas Vidu Sapkal
Honourable Ambassador
Av. Salaverry 3006, San Isidro, Lima 27, Peru
0051 1 261 6006, 460 2289, 461 0371

Embassy Details of Bolivia in IndiaEmbassy of the Plurinational State of Bolivia

E-14/15, First floorVasant ViharNew Delhi - 110057
+91-11-46060934 (O)