Policies & Procedures for Bolivia, Plurinational State of


Import policy


The Bolivian economy has had a historic pattern of a single-commodity focus. From silver to tin to coca, Bolivia has enjoyed only occasional periods of economic diversification. Imports in Bolivia increased to 736.20 USD Million in May from 716.78 USD Million in April of 2015. Imports in Bolivia averaged 332.34 USD Million from 1994 until 2015, reaching an all-time high of 1065.60 USD Million in October of 2014 and a record low of 98.20 USD Million in January of 1996.Bolivia main imports are: machinery and transport equipment (38 per cent of total imports), chemicals and related products (15 per cent), mineral fuels and lubricants (14 per cent), iron and steel (7.4 per cent) and food products and livestock (7 per cent). Main import partners are: Brazil (18 per cent of total imports), Argentina (13 per cent), China (11 per cent) and United States (11 per cent). Others include: Japan, Venezuela, Peru and Colombia. Our company provides the best link to bring both customers and agents together.
Following are the import procedure followed in Bolivia:-

  • Documents preparation     
  • Customs clearance and inspections     
  • Ports and terminal handling     
  • Inland transportation and handling

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:-

  • Bill of lading
  • Commercial invoice
  • Customs import declaration
  • Customs transit document
  • Import license
  • Packing list

Refer the following mentioned link for further information:-
Trading Accross Borders
DHL Guidelines

RESTRICTED ITEMS:-

  • All imported pets must be accompanied by an official government certificate.
  • Firearms and ammunition require an import license before being granted entry into the country.
  • All plant and meat products being imported into the country will require a sanitary or phytosanitary certificate from The Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Agropecuaria e Inocuidad.
  • Birds, cats and dogs entering the country will need to be accompanied by a good health certificate clearing the animals of any infections or diseases.
  • Transmission devices for radio and television must be authorized by the Telecommunications Office.
  • Pharmaceutical products must be approved under World Health Organization guidelines and registered with the Vice Ministry of Health
  • Pre-Colombian artefacts, historical paintings, items of Spanish colonial architecture and history and native textiles will require permission to be legally exported out of the country.

Refer the following mentioned link for further information:-
VisaHq Customs
DHL Guidelines
Customs Regulations


Export policy


Bolivia is a middle income economy and is classified by the World Bank. Exports in Bolivia decreased to 780.14 USD Million in June from 801.17 USD Million in May of 2015. Exports in Bolivia averaged 385.46 USD Million from 1994 until 2015, reaching an all-time high of 1213.10 USD Million in May of 2014 and a record low of 98.20 USD Million in January of 1996.In the last two decades Bolivia has become a major exporter of natural gas (43 per cent of total exports). Other exports include: silver (12 per cent of total exports), zinc (10 per cent) and soybeans and related products (7 per cent). Main export partners are: Brazil (33 per cent of total exports), Argentina (12 per cent) and United States (10 per cent). Others include: Peru, South Korea, China and Belgium. We at our company provide different facilities in one room to export several types of products with the best possible service.
Following mentioned are the export procedure followed in Bolivia:-

  • Documents preparation     
  • Customs clearance and inspections 
  • Ports and terminal handling 
  • Inland transportation and handling

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:-

  • Bill of Lading
  • Collection order
  • Commercial invoice
  • Customs export declaration
  • Inspection Report (Fuerza Especial de Lucha Contra el Narcotráfico)
  • Packing list
  • Technical standard/health certificate

Refer the following mentioned link for further information:-
Trading Accross borders
Wiki Economy


Disclaimer: Policies and procedures for all export, Import have been extracted from various internet resources and published policies by the respective governments. Logimart.com is not responsible for any change or alteration in the above written policies and procedures.

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