Dialogue on elimination of visa to enter the EU

This Friday the foreign ministers of Spain and Ecuador discussed about the request of Ecuadorian citizens to be exempted from a short stay visa to enter the European Union. Ricardo Patiño, Ecuador’s foreign minister,met with José Manuel García-Margallo, his Spanish...

Hamas is removed from the terrorist list of the EU by court decision

An EU court ordered the removal of the Palestinian group Hamas from the terrorist list of the EU for procedural reasons, but said that the bloc can maintain asset freeze measures against its members. Hamas was on the terrorist list of the EU since 2001, as part of more extensive...

Ecuador and the EU sign a free trade agreement that will be applied in 2016

The European Union (EU) and Ecuador signed this Friday, December 12 the free trade agreement, whose negotiations concluded in June, with the confidence it can come into force in 2016 and stressing the importance of the community market for the Ecuadorian exports. Through this...

Ecuador will access to the tariff preferences in the European Union

The Commission on International Trade of the European Parliament adopted on Thursday, December 4 the validity of a proposed regulation submitted by the European Commission last October. The same that seeks to give to Ecuador tariff preferences until the trade agreement negotiated...

Ecuador seeks the extension of tariff benefits with the EU

The Minister of Foreign Trade, Francisco Rivadeneira, encourages in the European Union the regulation that would extend tariff benefits to Ecuador for two more years. On December 31, 2014 expires the General System of Preferences Plus (GSP +), which the European bloc extends to...

Legal review of agreements between Ecuador and the EU continues

The Minister of Trade, Francisco Rivadeneira, and the European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, will stand guarantee in the second week of December, by signing a legal review of the negotiated texts by Ecuador and the European Union (EU), in the process of negotiations for a...

CAN asks Ecuador for equal trade treatment

Certain products from the Andean Community (CAN for its Spanish acronym) would re-enter to Ecuador without recognition of quality certificates, such as toiletries, food, plastics, metalworking products, toys, etc. This happens after the Opinion 3 of the General Secretariat of the...

EU highlights results of CAN reengineering

The representative of the European Union (EU) in Lima, Peru, Irene Horejs, yesterday highlighted the reengineering of the Andean Community of Nations (CAN), of which she said it will consolidate the integration in basic areas. “The Reengineering has been the decision of the...
Posted On 04 Nov 2014