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Ecuadorian roses enter the United States with zero tariffs

Ecuadorian roses entered the United States’ System of Tariff Preferences (GSP). With this, this product –since November 1– enters the United States with a 0% tariff (before it was 6.8%), which contributes to improving its competitiveness in this important market. Ecuadorian...
Posted On 02 Dec 2020
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The IMF warns that the debt does not disappear and is committed to growing more to address its payment

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) assured that “the debts do not disappear”, referring to the comments from Italy on the possibility of canceling the debt contracted by governments to face the pandemic, stressing that the best way to facilitate the service of...
Posted On 01 Dec 2020
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Fishermen urge not to give way to expand Galapagos marine reserve

Leaders and representatives of the different artisanal fishing cooperatives in the country are planning, this Monday, November 30, a march in Guayaquil to express their opposition to giving way to an eventual expansion of the Galapagos marine reserve, greater security for their...
Posted On 30 Nov 2020
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Petroecuador’s IPO, good news for Wall Street

Ecuador aims to list shares of state oil company Petroecuador in the medium term after concluding a merger process at the end of the year with fellow state oil company Petroamazonas, focused on exploration and production, according to Reuters. Petroecuador’s IPO, good news...
Posted On 23 Nov 2020
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Ecuador would close the year with $ 2.3 billion in online sales, 15% more than projected

2020 has marked an unprecedented growth of electronic commerce in Ecuador and the region. This rise, both in visits to web pages and in sales, is linked to the emergency generated by the COVID-19 pandemic . Ecuador would close the year with $ 2.3 billion in online sales, 15% more...
Posted On 18 Nov 2020
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American schools summon Ecuadorian teachers by 2021

The global education organization Participate Learning reopened its recruitment process for all those Ecuadorian teachers who want to work in schools in the United States, for a period of three to five years, starting next school year that will begin at the end of August from...
Posted On 16 Nov 2020
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National Geographic highlighted Ecuador as a major cocoa producer

“Ecuador: discover where one of the best chocolates in the world is produced” is the title of the article in the international magazine National Geographic that highlights the production of this product known as the “golden seed”. National Geographic...
Posted On 16 Nov 2020
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Ecuadorian shrimp farmers concerned about the increase in the import quota in the EU to countries without trade agreements

Concern in the national shrimp industry is generated by the announcement of the European Commission to increase in 2021 and until 2023 the annual import quota from 40,000 to 48,000 metric tons of shrimp for processing, under the policy of autonomous tariff quotas with zero...
Posted On 11 Nov 2020
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Ecuadorians make an average of 7 transactions with electronic media a year, but the trend is on the rise

Digital payments grew in Ecuador, during the pandemic, although they remain below the regional average. Thus, Ecuadorians, on average, make just seven electronic payments a year and cash continues to be, according to data from the Central Bank, the most widely used means of...
Posted On 06 Nov 2020
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National Assembly approves draft Law that regulates the use and commercialization of single-use plastic products

The National Assembly approved with 129 votes, the bill that seeks to reduce the use and trade of single-use plastic material such as bags, straws, containers for beverages and food, the same that will have a cost for the user. National Assembly approves draft Law that regulates...
Posted On 05 Nov 2020
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