Ecuador Shines on World Floral Expo 2012

After the terrorist attacks on September 11th of 2011, the World Floral Expo, 2012 returns to New York to showcase the best roses and flowers of the world. Among the more than twenty international exhibitors, Ecuador was represented by 25 different companies who deployed hundreds...
Posted On 16 Mar 2012
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Ecuador will do its Banana Shipment Plan Via Web

In Ecuador, the new web Unibanano, in its first phase, will help when developing plans for shipment via Internet, providing banana exporters entering this information in real time. In the case of those exporters who are adapting their systems to the new web tool, the Ministry of...
Posted On 16 Mar 2012
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Ecuadorian Economy Grows 9% In 2011

According to the Coordination of the Economic Policy Minister, Jeannette Sanchez, Ecuador’s economy in 2011 would have grown by 9% in relation to 2010. In 2009, the Ecuadorian economy grew over a 0.36%, while in 2010 the increase was 3.58%. This year, the Ministry expects...
Posted On 14 Mar 2012
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Website will Streamline Paperwork to Banana Exports

From March 19, bananas exporters in Ecuador will have to enter their shipping plans through a website, which will be updated daily. The announcement was made by Alfonso Roggiero, director of Banana Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries (MAGAP...
Posted On 13 Mar 2012
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Ecopaís Will Use Artisanal Alcohol

Around 8000 artisan producers of alcohol in the Provinces of Canar, Bolivar and Cotopaxi will be providers of biofuel program EcoPaís. “The idea is to direction the alcohol produced in the local liquor industry to Petroecuador and make them join Ecopaís project” says...
Posted On 11 Mar 2012
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Correa defends mining contract

In his Saturday national tv broadcast, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said that the negotiations for mining recently agreed with transnational company Ecuacorriente, will give the country the greatest participation in profits ever achieved in Latin America. “All other...
Posted On 10 Mar 2012
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Ecuador has a trade surplus of USD 82.9 million in January

The Central Bank announced this morning that, by a recovery in the oil sector, Ecuador’s trade balance recorded a surplus of $ 82.9 million in the first month of the year. According to a report published on the website of the central bank, the result in the first month of...
Posted On 09 Mar 2012
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Ecuador is Ranked 130 Among 183 Countries Where it is Easier to do Business

According to the Doing Business 2012 report, prepared by the World Bank and International Finance Corporation, Ecuador is ranked in position number 130 among 183 countries that do business easier. Compared to last year, Ecuador has improved in the rankings up from 131 to 130, but...
Posted On 02 Mar 2012
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Guayaquil Chamber of Commerce would bring Pep Guardiola

Eduardo Peña, President of the Chamber of Commerce of Guayaquil is managing to bring Barcelona’s coach Josep Guardiola. The reason of his visit would be to dictate motivational seminars exclusively to members of the House of Commerce of Guayaquil. “We are about to confirm...
Posted On 29 Feb 2012
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New Decree Sets Weight and Price Reform of the Banana box

Ecuadorian Agriculture Minister, Santiago Leon said yesterday he issued a new decree -the No. 017 – on Wednesday after correcting the error in the previous agreement. This new decree keeps the current banana box price, but modifies the weight. In the previous paper the...
Posted On 17 Feb 2012
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