INEN starts issue of hallmarks in products of Peru

The Ecuadorian Institute of Standardization (INEN for its Spanish acronym) began its first internationalization process that allows it to cast its hallmarks to foreign industries in their country of origin, informed the director of the entity, Agustin Ortiz . The first process...

Payment of tariffs for 160 products from Colombia and Peru will be returned and measure will be excluded

The National Customs Service of Ecuador (Senae for its Spanish acronym) reported on January 28 that the Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex) decided to exclude from the collection of the corrective measure (safeguard) to 160 tariff subheadings. The measure allows to products...

INEC updated list of products to measure inflation in the country

The Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC for its Spanish acronym) updated the base year of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and the list of products and services to calculate the inflation every month. Additionally, it released 60 new products and services that are added to...

Supermarkets must publish prices on their websites

The supermarkets and similars are required to publish a list of their products with their retail prices on their websites, so that consumers are informed. The publication will be monthly, as stated in article 31 of the Manual of Good Practice for Commercial sector Supermarkets...
Posted On 03 Nov 2014

Product labeling information will be checked under the INEN rules

From October 15 will in Ecuador start the labeling control in 40 product categories and will end on December 5, indicated Agustín Ortíz, Director of the Ecuadorian Service of Normalization (INEN) .To this, 20,000 monitorings will be conducted in 18 provinces, whereupon 90% of...

Deadline for new labelling of products will extend until august

Yesterday, The Government justified the extension of the deadline from may to August for  medium-sized and large companies to include the colour graphic system that identifies the levels of fat, sugar and salt in food on their labels. Alexis Valencia, Deputy Minister of Industry...
Multinational sign an agreement to increase exports and buy local products

Multinational sign an agreement to increase exports and buy local products

Multinational companies signed agreements with the Ministry of industries in which they are committed to increase their exports from Ecuador, and to buy local products for their production, said yesterday the director of the Ecuadorian Institute for Standardisation (INEN)...