Comex makes more flexible the charge of safeguards to Peru and Colombia

The Director of the National Customs Service of Ecuador, Xavier Cardenas, announced yesterday the decision of the Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex) to exclude 160 subheadings of the safeguards imposed on products from Colombia and Peru. This would be done through a resolution...

Ecuador increases restrictions on imports of cars for 2015

The Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex) announced a new cut in import quotas for vehicles in the country. According to resolution 049-2014, adopted on December 29, 2014, the agency approved a new system of quotas for imports of cars and assembly parts, reducing quotas by up to...

New rules for 4×4 imports were approved

The 4×4 system modifications were approved by the Government and will begin to be applied 30 days after its submission in the Official Register. This system allowed to import duty-free packages for up to four kilos and up to USD 400, via courier. Now, in addition to the rate...

Ecuador asks the suspension of the Resolution 116 on import control to the ACN

The plenary of the Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex for its Spanish acronym) requested the Andean Community of Nations (ACN) to suspend Resolution 116 of the entity as a restriction to regional trade. This rule of 1625 establishes the import control and  the obligatory nature...

COMEX released 10 raw materials of INEN

The Committee on trade (Comex), excluded 10 imported raw materials from the presentation of the certificate of recognition to the Ecuadorian Institute for Standardization (INEN).These materials range between condiments and seasonings (sauces and dressings), bacon without lean...