What caused the downfall of Venezuela?

On 2 June 2010, President Chávez declared an “economic war” because of the increasing shortages in Venezuela. The crisis intensified under the Maduro government, growing more severe as a result of low oil prices in early 2015, and a drop in oil production from lack of maintenance and investment.

What is the unemployment rate in Venezuela?

Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Venezuela to stand at 40.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Venezuela Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 44.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Does Venezuela have a good economy?

The economy of Venezuela is largely based on the petroleum sector and manufacturing. In 2014, total trade amounted to 48.1% of the country’s GDP.  Venezuela is the sixth largest member of OPEC by oil production. Since the 1920s, Venezuela has been a rentier state, offering oil as its main export. If Maduro and Chavez have a single claim to justify their combined 15 years in power, it’s that they have significantly benefited Venezuela’s poor majority. No one seriously questions that the percentage of Venezuelans classed as poor has dropped from around 50 percent to 30 percent over that period. The problem is that many other countries in Latin America, including staunchly free-market economies Chile and Peru, have registered similar progress over the same period. Just take a look at this graph by Argentine economist Lucas Llach. Meanwhile, the Venezuelan Violence Observatory, a research nonprofit, confirmed to GlobalPost that most of the victims of the horrific violent crime overwhelming Venezuela are poor. The country’s food scarcity and eye-popping inflation — 56 percent last year — also hurt the poor more than the rich, many of whom live in heavily guarded gated communities and have offshore dollar bank accounts. As if that wasn’t enough, there are serious doubts about the sustainability of Chavez’s social programs, which rely heavily on funding from the ailing state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA). It accounts for a staggering 96 percent of Venezuela’s exports and half of all government revenue from taxes. Any new administration wanting to maintain or improve the missions will first have to take the painful steps of sorting out Venezuela’s economic meltdown, and ending its addiction to easy petro-dollars.

Does Venezuela have oil?

Venezuela is one of the world’s largest exporters of oil and has the world’s largest proven oil reserves at an estimated 296.5 billion barrels (20% of global reserves) as of 2012.

How much of Venezuela’s economy is oil?

Oil comprises 95% of Venezuela’s exports and 25% of its gross domestic product (GDP), so high prices provide a boon to the country’s economy.

Who is the leader of Venezuela today?

Nicolás Maduro , in full Nicolás Maduro Moros, (born November 23, 1962, Caracas, Venezuela), Venezuelan politician and labour leader who won the special election held in April 2013 to choose a president to serve out the remainder of the term of Pres. Hugo Chávez, who had died in March.

How much does Venezuela make on oil?

Venezuela is one of the top four suppliers of foreign oil to the United States. About 500 American companies are represented in Venezuela. According to Central Bank of Venezuela, between 1998 and 2008 the government received around 325 billion USD through oil production and exports in general.


LET THE WORLD DECIDE WHO IS THE CULPRIT IN DESTROYING VENEZUELA? WILL THIS HAPPEN TO PHILIPPINES? OUR VIEWS IS A BIG NO!!! Philippines President Duterte have taken serious steps to change Philippines and is working extremely well!! Kudos to the President of Philippines!!

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