This week the Ecuador Open for Business 2021 investment forum will be held in Quito, this November 18 and 19, and in which the 25 largest public investment projects available in the country will be exposed.
During these two days, more than 50 high-level speakers, including government officials, international development institutions, investors, executives of multinational private corporations and other key stakeholders, will share their experience from around the business world.
There will also be business round tables, in which participants will be able to connect with potential business partners and create long-term strategic alliances; and panels and conferences to address various topics of interest with an innovative approach, both for public-private partnerships and between private parties.
The event, which will take place in a hybrid format, is expected to attract 500 face-to-face and up to 2,000 virtual participants.
According to the Ministry of Production, Foreign Trade, Investment and Fisheries, the sectors that will be highlighted during the summit include tourism, telecommunications, mining, renewable energy, hydrocarbons, finance, logistics, agri-food and housing. Innovation, gender equality, sustainable and impact investing, as well as public-private partnerships, will also have their space.
“Our goal is to improve the business climate and rebuild Ecuador’s economy through a transformation of productivity and competitiveness that will strengthen our key sectors. We are laying the foundations for a solid and sustainable economic recovery, based on long-term alliances and private investment, ”said Julio José Prado, Minister of Production, Foreign Trade, Investment and Fisheries.
He added that the country has one of the most stable economies in the region. (I)