Nathalie Cely will be the new Minister of Industry and Richard Espinoza, Chairman of the IESS Board

Under Executive Order 639, published on Monday, March 23, Nathalie Cely will be the new Coordinating Minister of Production, in the same way, Richard Espinoza, who is the current Minister of Production, will replace Victor Hugo Villacrés, Chairman of the IESS board. The changes...

Preliminary list for general safeguard application is ready

Minister of Industries Ramiro Gonzalez said yesterday that the preliminary list of products on which the safeguard will be applied by balance of payments would be completed. Authorities of the production Front and President Rafael Correa said that in late February multilateral...

Government aims to expand supply of induction cookers

The Minister of Industries, Ramiro Gonzalez, announced yesterday that the government seeks to increase the diversity of supply of induction cookers, as well as to increase the investment in the country in that sector. These statements were made when participating in an exhibition...

Minister of Industries announces possible increase in cell phones import quota

The Minister of Industries, Ramiro Gonzalez, said yesterday that the regime is evaluating the extension of the quota for the import of mobile phones. In 2014 a maximum annual quota of USD 142.6 million for 33 importing companies was established, representing 33% over the previous...

Minister says that deficit of $ 758 million was reversed this year

The implementation of technical measures to boost the national industry and ensure the quality of the production would had represented a positive impact on the trade balance. The Minister of Industry, Ramiro Gonzalez, said that the deficit of $ 758 million in the first half of...