Venezuelan manufacturers create new products appreciated in international markets and win awards abroad, but within our borders, they struggle to compete with dangerous alcohol made underground or beverages introduced through contraband
Research by Transparency International Venezuela and Ecoanalítica estimated the size of the criminal economies that deal in gold, drugs, and gasoline with the enthusiastic participation of a corrupt State
Many transnational companies fled the country, others are still trying to sell their assets to local capital, and there are those who decided to stay and adapt
Business leaders and economists warn that punishing transactions in USD, as the Maduro government is preparing to do, can reignite inflation and increase informality
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