Ecuador Business Links

Ecuador Commercial Guide (English) – a comprehensive look at Ecuador’s commercial environment, using economic, political, and market analysis. Country Commercial Guides are prepared annually at U.S. Embassies around the world through the combined efforts of several U.S. government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Administration. The Guides consolidate various reporting documents prepared for the U.S. business community.

Ecuadorian Embassy to the United States (English and Spanish) – updated almost daily, it is the most up-to-date Ecuadorian Government site. The site contains loads of general information about Ecuador’s economy, government, and history, as well as a directory of authorities and Ecuadorian state owned and private institutions. The site also contains a useful current issues and news section.

Hoy Digital (Spanish) – a well done online version of Ecuador’s second largest daily newspaper. The best place to go for breaking news, the latest in business and sports, interesting op-ed pieces, and much more.

Metrozona (Spanish and English) – Metrozona S.A. manages the Quito Metropolitan Free Trade Zone. Offering a variety of tax, infrastructure, and logistical benefits to the companies that operate within the Free Trade Zone, Metrozona facilitates the exportation of products from Ecuador, allowing exporters to maximize profits and efficiency.

United States Embassy to Ecuador (English and Spanish) – contains useful contact information, an good link list, and U.S. Embassy Reports on Ecuador including a Human Rights Report, a Economic Trend Report, a Investment Climate Report, and a International Narcotics Control Strategy Report.

World Bank Ecuador Overview (English, French, and Spanish) – provides basic economic, demographic, and political information about Ecuador. The site also allows visitors to search World Bank documents by country, region, and/or topic.

Ecuadorian Government Agencies Involved in Commerce:

Banco Central del Ecuador

Corporación Financiera Nacional

Corporación de Promoción de Exportaciones e Inversiones

Servicio de Rentas Internas (SRI)

Superintendencia de Bancos

Superintendencia de Compañías