Guillermo Achá was replaced last week amid Bolivia's drilling rig scandal.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) focuses on projects covering energy, transport, water, sanitization and telecommunications, amongs.
Finance minister Alfredo Thorne is the highest ranking government official to be forced out by political opponents as relations grow increasingly rocky with an opposition-controlled congress.
Echo Energy is eyeing a market dominated by large regional and international operators that stayed in the country following nationalization in 2006.
Antônio de Pádua Rodrigues, director of Brazil's sugarcane industry association, spoke about the situation in the country's ethanol sector, which is trying to overcome the difficulties of aging sugarcane plantations. Although the current harvest is likely to shrink, he sees room for recovery.