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4/9/09

Bolivia GDP grows 6.15% in 2008

Today the Bolivian INE stats office released its preliminary GDP statistics for country GDP in 2008. Bolivia's headline GDP grew by 6.15% in 2008 which must be a royally difficult pill for the Evohaters to swallow. Here's a chart that breaks down some of the key sectors:

Worth pointing out that I've left the biggest change off the chart as it would have skewed the scale too much, as mining revenues grew by a full 56.2% in 2008. Expect a roaring silence on these figures in all English language media. I mean, you can't expect to read any positive truths about Evo's Bolivia, can you?