Chile announced that meeting in Ecuador about safeguards was “helpful and positive”

The Vice Minister of Commerce of Chile, Andrés Rebolledo, described as “helpful” and “positive” the meeting he held yesterday in Quito with Ecuadorian commercial authorities to discuss the tariff safeguards applied by the government of Ecuador. Rebolledo,...

Delegation of Chile is in Quito to discuss safeguards

A delegation of the government of Chile led by the head of the Directorate General of International Economic Relations, Andres Rebolledo, traveled yesterday to Quito to express to the Government of Ecuador “the impact that the recent application of safeguards is causing to...

Vice President Glas justified application of safeguards to import products

The application of safeguards to 32% of imports aims to “strengthen the dollarization,” according to Vice President Jorge Glas. In this way he defended the measure that shall fix surtaxes between 5% and 45% to a range of imported products, from Wednesday, March 11 and...

Agreement with the EU will not be affected with application of safeguards

The application of safeguard measures by balance of payments will not affect the process of signing and approval of the Ecuador´s trade agreement with the European Union (EU). This was stated by the Minister of Industries, Ramiro Gonzalez. President Rafael Correa announced a...

Ecuador will study its continuity in the CAN

President Rafael Correa said yesterday that the continuity of the country in the Andean Community (CAN for its Spanish acronym) should be “seriously examined.” These statements were given after the CAN issued last week a contrary resolution to the trade protection...

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...

Correa is optimistic before crisis to be presented this year

President Rafael Correa evaluated in a discussion with the public media, the eight years of government of the Citizen Revolution. The President said that Ecuador would be prepared for the crisis it would suffer in 2015. Correa said that tough times are expected because of the...