Overview: In September 2020 Bolivia exported $491M and imported $627M, resulting in a negative trade balance of $136M. Between September 2019 and September 2020 the exports of Bolivia have decreased by $-280M (-36.3%) from $771M to $491M, while imports decreased by $-106M (-14.5%) from $733M to $627M.
Trade: In September 2020, the top exports of Bolivia were Natural gas, in the gaseous state ($144M), Zinc ores and concentrates ($65.2M), Precious metal ores and concentrates ($50.1M), Gold, non-monetary (excluding gold ores and... ($37.2M), and Oilcake and other solid residues (except... ($33.1M). In September 2020 the top imports of Bolivia were Gas oils ($88.1M), Chemical products and preparations, n.e.s. ($15.4M), Bars and rods (other than those... ($14.2M), Medicaments, n.e.s. ($14.2M), and Food preparations, n.e.s. ($12.3M).
Origins: In September 2020 the exports of Bolivia were mainly from Santa Cruz ($159M), Potosí ($125M), Tarija ($82.6M), La Paz ($56.9M), and Oruro ($29.2M), while imports destinations were mainly Santa Cruz ($240M), La Paz ($156M), Oruro ($91.1M), Tarija ($66.4M), and Cochabamba ($45.4M).
Destinations: In September 2020, Bolivia exported mostly to Brazil ($78.7M), Argentina ($78M), Japan ($69.4M), China ($45.6M), and Peru ($37.1M), and imported mostly from China ($149M), Brazil ($96.5M), Argentina ($69.2M), Peru ($54.1M), and Chile ($46.9M).
Growth: In September 2020, the decrease in Bolivia's year-by-year exports was explained primarily by an decrease in exports to United Arab Emirates ($-169M or -88.3%), Argentina ($-52.5M or -40.2%), and Brazil ($-35.3M or -30.9%), and product exports decrease in Gold, non-monetary (excluding gold ores and... ($-165M or -81.6%), Natural gas, in the gaseous state ($-76.9M or -34.9%), and Zinc ores and concentrates ($-28.1M or -30.1%). In September 2020, the decrease in Bolivia's year-by-year imports was explained primarily by an decrease in imports from Brazil ($-26.1M or -21.3%), France ($-18.9M or -86.4%), and China ($-10.3M or -6.5%), and product imports decrease in Motor spirit (gasoline) and other light... ($-47.3M or -94.5%), Telecommunications equipment, n.e.s. ($-17.4M or -99.3%), and Motor vehicles for the transport of... ($-12.1M or -86.8%).