BOLIVIA: Country Conditions: Climate for Trade

January 2006
Political Risk Yearbook: Bolivia Country Report;2006, p55
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Focuses on the charges imposed on imports in Bolivia, including tariffs, domestic taxes and customs fees as of July 2005. Components of the landed cost of an import to Bolivia; Rates applied to cost, insurance and freight (CIF) for land cargo and CIF airport value for air cargo as customs broker fees; Details of a Free Trade Agreement signed by Bolivia with MERCOSUR (Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Chile).


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