Bolivien Country Profile

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Resources

The websites listed below provide useful facts on Bolivia as well as contacts and tools for companies operating in Bolivia:

 

Sources for further reading:

Conventions and Indices

UNCAC Status: Signed 9 December 2003. Ratified 5 December 2005.

Status on UNCAC Implementation
This field describes the country's status on the United Nations Convention against Corruption. Please note any declarations and reservations made upon ratification. The list of signatories can be found on the UNODC website. Read more about the UNCAC. The Government of Bolivia participated in a pilot programme to test methodologies for UNCAC implementation review. The corresponding Bolivia UNCAC Pilot Review Programme Implementation Report is the outcome of a peer review process and assesses the implementation of selected UNCAC articles. Participation in the programme and publication of the report was purely voluntary.

Other Relevant Conventions or Treaties:

 

Transparency CPI: 2012: 105/174 (Score: 34)

Transparency CPI
This field consists of the score for the country in question on the Corruption Perceptions Index from Transparency International as well as its ranking.

World Bank CORR Index (-2.5 - +2.5): 2011: - 0.46

World Bank Corruption Index
This field consists of the score for the country in question on the 'Control of Corruption' indicator in the World Bank Governance Research Indicator Country Snapshot (GRICS): 1996-2011.

OECD Country Risk Classification (0-7): 2013: 6

Country Risk Classification
The classification of countries by risk category has the aim of providing OECD countries with a basis for calculating the premium interest rate to be charged to cover the risk of non-repayment of export credits. Countries are placed in risk categories 0 - 7, with 0 being the lowest risk category and thus the least expensive. Conversely, premium group 7 is the highest risk category. Each classification is comprised of 2 components: 1) an assessment of the country's economic/financial situation, and 2) its overall political stability. Access the complete list of OECD Country Risk Classification figures.

Data Verification:

Publication date: May 2012

Data verified by: Global Advice Network