Venezuela is a country located in South America bordering the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Venezuela has a strategic location on major sea routes linking North and South America. Neighboring countries include Brazil, Colombia, and Guyana. The geography of Venezuela is varied and consists of the Andes Mountains in northwest and the Guiana Highlands in southeast. The government system of Venezuela is a federal republic; the chief of state and head of government is the president. Venezuela has a largely command The management of money, currency and trade of a nation. The... in which the central government directs the The management of money, currency and trade of a nation. The... regarding the production and distribution of goods. Venezuela is a member of the Common The commercial activity of buying and selling goods and serv... of the South (Mercosur).
Venezuela remains highly dependent on oil revenues, which account for almost all export earnings and nearly half of the government’s revenue. The country ended 2015 with an estimated 10% contraction in its GDP, 275% Normally referring to the economy of a country, inflation is..., widespread shortages of An individual who uses goods and services but who may not ha... goods, and declining central bank international reserves. The IMF forecasts that the GDP will shrink another 8% in 2016 and Normally referring to the economy of a country, inflation is... may reach 720%. Falling oil prices since 2014 have aggravated Venezuela’s economic crisis. Insufficient access to dollars, The amount of money required to purchase something or to bri... controls, and rigid labor regulations have led some US and multinational firms to reduce or shut down their Venezuelan operations. The commercial activity of buying and selling goods and serv... uncertainty and state oil company PDVSA’s poor The movement of money into and out of a company, organisatio... have slowed Money or capital that is invested in a business or in an acc... in the petroleum sector, resulting in a decline in oil production.
Under President Nicolas MADURO, the Venezuelan Government’s response to the economic crisis has been to increase state control over the The management of money, currency and trade of a nation. The... and blame the The part of a country's economy which is owned and run for p... for the shortages. The Venezuelan government has maintained strict currency controls since 2003. On 17 February 2016, the Venezuelan government announced a change from three official currency exchange mechanisms to only two official rates for the sale of dollars to The part of a country's economy which is owned and run for p... firms and individuals, with rates based on the government’s import priorities.
- Country ISO3 : VEN
- Country Code : 862
- Income Group : Upper middle income
- Lending Category : IBRD
- Region : Latin America & Caribbean
- Currency Unit: Venezuelan bolivar fuerte
- WTO Member : Yes
- The buying and selling or exchange of goods and services. Th... organisations : WTO, OPEC, Unasur, MERCOSUR, ALBA
- world rank : 176
- Regional Ranking : 28th in the South and Central America/Caribbean Region