It is expected that until 2015 the trade agreement with the EU will be submitted for ratification

Peter Schwaiger, delegate of the European Union for Ecuador, said that the trade agreement with the European Union (EU) will be submitted for ratification not later than the beginning of 2015 and that process is expected to end in the same year. On July 17, Ecuador closed its...

Trade agreement with the EU is expected to be ready by the end of November

Yesterday, the Deputy Foreign Minister Leonardo Arízaga met with representatives of the European Union (EU) in Quito to finalize details on the consolidation of the trade agreement. The same is expected to take effect next year or at least in 2016. Christian Leffler, Managing...

Legal review of the trade agreement with the EU would take until November

Roberto Betancourt, head of the national negotiating team for the trade agreement with the European Union, said that the legal review of the document text will last at least until November. Francisco Rivadeneira, Minister of Foreign Trade, said yesterday that the publication of...

Medicines entering from the EU will have five years of protection

After negotiations for a trade agreement with the European Union (EU), a decision was taken to allow a period of five years for the protection of European medicines entering Ecuador. This protection does not apply to existing products in the market but only to new drugs. Alfredo...