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Overproduction of tangerines plummets its price

Ecuadornews:     This year’s problem is overproduction. By 2016 trees gave less fruit, thus, generating a rise in prices. Daniel Manzaba, an inhabitant of Rio Grande, corroborates it. A farmer is paid a minimum of $ 4 and a maximum of $ 8 for 100 tangerines. A...
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Seeking for $ 34 billion for investments

Ecuadornews:     Foreign Trade Minister Pablo Campana will take two tours through Asia, Europe, and the United States to obtain 34 billion dollars for 32 projects. This was stated yesterday by subrogating minister Humberto Jiménez during the presentation of the...
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The Shushufindi Complex generates a 52% waste

Ecuadornews:     Residues left by crude oil refining at the Shushufindi plant account for 52% of daily production. The rest (48%) is stored in huge tanks for consumption in the Orellana, Sucumbíos, and Napo provinces. The surplus is transported through special pipelines...
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Disputes in the direction of Alianza País for the role of the Ethics Commission

Ecuadornews:     The meeting began in an atmosphere of cordiality among the members of the national board of Alianza País (AP). But the possibility of a reprimand to President Lenin Moreno by the Ethics Committee for his last measures, friction arose. Moreno is...
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Ecuador expects to sign a trade agreement with China similar to that of the European Union

Ecuadornews:     Ecuador does not rule out seeking a trade agreement with China with similar characteristics as that signed with the European Union (EU) to offset the trade balance between the two countries, Ecuadorian Foreign Trade Minister Pablo Campana said...
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Chancellor defends appointments in the foreign service

Ecuadornews:     Changes in diplomatic missions are moving forward. Recent officials appointed are Mariana Pico Alvear and Stephania Baldeón Montesdeoca. The first one was the executive secretary of former President Rafael Correa, from May 2008 to May 2017. Whereas the...
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Three decades of waiting in Ecuador for the first cut of vicuña wool

Ecuadornews:     At the foot of the Chimborazo volcano, with a strong wind blowing, dozens of vicuñas were grouped for the first Chaccu Ecuador 2017. The animals were enclosed for the wool shearing. It occurred three decades after the introduction of this wild animal,...
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Trump’s plan puts the Foreign Ministry to work

Ecuadornews:     The Government announced yesterday the implementation of a contingency plan for Ecuadorian migrants living in the United States before Donald Trump´s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program implemented five years...
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According to the Prosecutor´s Office, a bank triangulated the money of the bribes

Ecuadornews:     The investigation carried out by prosecutor Diana Salazar, coordinator of the Transparency and Fight against Corruption Unit, on the alleged crime of illegal money collection, in the Odebrecht case, is progressing. Since August 24, three people have...
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Prices stagnate as never before

Ecuadornews:     Monthly inflation in August 2017 did not show negative figures: 0.01%; the annual inflation stood at 0.28% and the accumulated inflation at 0.20%. In the same month of 2016, it was -0.16, according to the report published yesterday by the National...
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