Drastic decline of exports in Latin America and the Caribbean

The exports of Latin America and the Caribbean will drop again for the third consecutive year in 2015, with Venezuela and Colombia as the most affected countries due to the drop in the price of oil, and Guatemala and El Salvador as exceptions of the widespread loss. The fall of...

International agreements for the sale of Ecuadorian bananas helped to sustain production

Long-term contracts with buyers from the United States and the European Union for the sale of bananas helped Ecuador in the first half of 2015 so exports of this product get a growth of 13.1% compared to the same period of 2014. “With these markets agreements for one and...

Exports of flowers dropped in 15.6% on the 2015 Women’s Day

In 15.61% lowered the volume of exports of flowers by the Women’s Day. According to the Association of Producers and Exporters of Flowers (Expoflores), 6,134 tons were sold in this 2015 compared to 7,269 tonnes in 2014. Ivan León, manager of the company ZV Exportaciones,...

Colombia lamented the Ecuador safeguarding of 21% on their products

Colombian Minister of Agriculture Aurelio Iragorri Valencia lamented the “unilateral measure” taken by Ecuador of imposing a safeguard of 21% to products from Colombia, but hoped a solution through dialogue. “We hope that by way of the constructive dialogue a...

In seven years Ecuador received $ 77,530 million from oil exports

Ecuador received $ 77,530 million from oil exports between 2007 and 2013, with an average oil price of $ 74.09, and with ranges that have reached maximum peaks of $ 117 and the lowest of $ 26.6 in March 2009. According to Jaime Carrera,Executive Secretary of the Fiscal Policy...

CAN exports fell by 4.0%

The multilateral trade among the countries of the Andean Community of Nations (CAN) reported a fall from January to July of 2014, the entity said. Exports from the 5 members countries decreased by 4.0% during the months indicated, with a total of $ 5.562 million, while in 2013...

Ecuador’s banana sector, worried about effective date of the agreement with the EU

The eleventh edition of the International Forum of Bananas concluded with the news that the guild would close the current year exporting 290 million boxes and would break the record of exports it reached in 2011; during the last lecture Genaro Baldeon, Deputy Minister of Foreign...

Ecuador in search of exporting cosmetics

Multinationals Belcorp, Qualipharm, René Chardon and Yobel, associated to Procosmeticos, have purposed to move towards the foreign market to expand their participation in the local manufacture of cosmetic products. The projection of national production for this year is estimated...
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