20% of imports affect exporters

In an interview with El Expreso daily, Daniel Legarda, executive vice president of the Ecuadorian Federation of Exporters (FEDEXPOR), urged as quickly as possible that the authorities review surcharges measure that 20% of imports pay, as this also affects competitiveness in...

Gradually local products replace the imported ones

National or assembled goods in the country are beginning to displace the imported in certain market segments, such as appliances and textiles, due to the entry into force of safeguards to merchandise purchased abroad, thus, some businesses have chosen to import less and supply...

Ecuador informed the WTO about tariff measures

The Ministry of Foreign Trade announced that the General Council of the World Trade Organization (WTO) was informed on April 2 about resolution 011-2015 of the Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex). This resolution determines the setting of safeguard measures to 2900 imported tariff...

Consumers feel the effect of safeguard measures

Products in the Ecuadorian market have raised their prices due to the new tariff surcharges, which according to the government, seek to cope with the dollar appreciation and falling oil prices, settling this way the balance of payments. The fiscal deficit of $ 5,369 million in...

Concerning in the sector of the printing industry about surcharges on 41 items

The president of the Chamber of the Printing Industry of Guayas (cIgG), Nathan Guy, and the president of the Association of Industrial Graphics Pichincha-AIG, Mauricio Miranda, said that the printing industry is against the tariff surcharges applied to 41 of the 49 subheadings...

Safeguard measures affect the poorest segments of the population

From March 11 and for 15 months exchange safeguard measures are into force, which levy customs tariffs of 5% to 45% on imported products from 2,961 subheadings, which include clothes, shoes, fruit, meat, in to order to to face the fall in oil prices and the currency devaluation...

Technological products would increase costs in this week by tariff surcharges

The owners of technological products stores expect to raise costs from this week. From today, many businesses are receiving the merchandise with an increase due to the tariff surcharges, effective from March 11. The Chamber of Commerce of Guayaquil identified at least 50...

Textile industry is affected by tariff surcharges

The national textile sector would be affected by higher prices of certain machinery, inputs and raw materials, with the entry into force of tariff surcharges, indicated yesterday union representatives and suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and marketers of fabrics in the...
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