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CFN granted loans for $ 31.4 million to agroindustry

  The National Finance Corporation (CFN for its Spanish acronym) provided $ 31.4 million to the national agroindustry sector between January and April this year. The Interagro company, which for 17 years has dedicated to providing corn and soybean to industries that process...
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New conditions of the labor contract for the Ecuadorian agricultural worker

  The Ministry of Labour and the Coordinating Ministry of Production presented the new conditions of the labor contract for agricultural workers, the same that explain they will be able to receive their wages daily, weekly or monthly, as agreed by the parties.   This...
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Currency outflows, the third tax that produces the most for fiscal coffers

  The tax on foreign exchange outflows (ISD) has experienced a rate growth, It started with 0.5% and is currently at 5% making it the third tax that pays more to the treasury, after the VAT and the income tax, which are those that generate higher revenues, in that order....
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48 Ecuadorian companies quote shares on the stock

  424 companies are registered in the Stock Exchange of Guayaquil, but only 48 quote shares. According to the Superintendency of Companies, Securities and Insurances (SCVS for its Spanish acronym), in January this year, stock exchanges of Guayaquil and Quito negotiated more...
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Indigenous Ecuadorian team will participate in the Copa America in Chile

  The indigenous Tri consists of 18 players (12 from Otavalo, one from Puruhá and 5 from Cayambi). They will represent the country in the first Copa America of Indigenous Peoples in Chile.   They have two months training in Peguche, but the lack of financial support...
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Advances in the study of the giant squid in Ecuador

  The National Fisheries Institute was visited by a Mexican researcher to know the methodology of the study of the size, age and vulnerability of this marine resource, according to the practice at this very matter developed in Mexico. Researcher Enrique Morales Bohorquez,...
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Season of humpback whales begins in Salinas

Tourists can watch humpback whales in the Puntilla-Santa Elena ecological reserve, in Salinas. Sixteen tourist boats are accredited -by the Ministries of Tourism and Environment- to transfer visitors to this reserve. The cost per person ranges from $ 20 to $ 25. Boats depart from...
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Four unfinished tasks in social protection policies

  According to official figures, Quito, Guayaquil, Cuenca and Ambato are the cities where poverty declined in recent years. The government states that about 1.5 million Ecuadorians have overcome this situation, between 2006 and 2014, as a result of the social investment made...
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Patients pay up to $ 80 for a medical consultation

  Citizens recognize that the health care is good, but it exceeds their costs. A doctor explains that the rates depend on the training of the physician and infrastructure of the medical centre. Some companies force their employees to pay for private insurance, besides the...
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