Archive for the ‘Bolivia’ Category

China Woos Argentina, Bolivia and Peru to Advance Belt and Road

Via Nikkei Asia, a report on Beijing’s efforts to advance BRI in South America: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has met with counterparts from Argentina, Peru and Bolivia in the past week, as Beijing intensifies efforts to court Latin American countries through its Belt and Road infrastructure-building initiative. Wang met with Argentine Foreign Minister Diana Mondino […]

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Argentina, Brazil In Talks To Reverse Bolivian Gas Pipeline Amid Shortage 

Via Offshore Technology, a report on a preliminary proposal to alter the pipeline’s direction has not found favour with Bolivia, exposing Brazil to fluctuating liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices: Energy companies from Argentina and Brazil have initiated discussions to reverse the flow of a Bolivian natural gas pipeline that links the three nations, reported Reuters.    This […]

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In EV Revolution, Resource-Rich Global South Hopes To Turn Cash-Rich

Courtesy of Nikkei Asia, a look at Bolivia’s and Indonesia’s efforts to tell the Global North to give them a place on the EV value chain: As the U.S., Europe, China and Japan in the northern hemisphere race to put electric vehicles on roads by offering subsidies and building infrastructure, southern hemisphere nations rich in […]

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Bolivia’s Gold Presence

Courtesy of Latinometrics, a report on Bolivia’s growing impact in the global gold market: The Spanish Empire may have hoped to reach Asia when they landed on the shores of the Americas in the late fifteenth century, but they stayed upon realizing that this “new” land they had discovered was packed to the brim with […]

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Bolivia Open To EU Lithium Tie-Ups To Rev Battery Metal Output

Via Reuters, a report on Bolivia’s Arce open to EU lithium tie-ups to rev battery metal output: Bolivia is open to tie-ups with European and other global companies for lithium exploration and extraction provided they adhere to the country’s conditions, president Luis Arce said on Wednesday. “We are open to any company that wants to […]

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Gas Pains: Bolivia Running Out of Natural Gas

Via Merco Press, an article on Bolivia’s natural gas woes: Bolivian president Luis Arce, announced on September 1st. that the country’s natural gas reserves have been depleted, and exports to Argentina and Brazil will be interrupted, leaving a massive hole in the economy of the country. “We have hit rock bottom,” Arce said in a […]

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