Official Name: The Republic of Ecuador
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Presidential Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Republica del Ecuador
ISO Country Codes: EC : ECU
Internet Domain: .ec
Government Web Site:
Capital: Quito Main Airports: José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport, Mariscal Sucre International Airport
Language(s): Spanish Population: 17,093,159
Currency: US Dollar ISO Currency Code: USD
Telephone Dial In: +593 ID Prefix: 00


Government Website:
Sovereign Ratings:
Central Bank: Banco Central del Ecuador
Currency USD Exchange Rate: The US dollar became Ecuador's currency in 2001
Unemployment Rate: 5.71% (2019 est.)
Population below poverty line: 21.5% (December 2017 est.)
Inflation Rate: 0.2% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 7.92% (31-Dec-17 - Photius)
GDP: $107.436 billion (2019 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $11,375 (2019 est.)
Currency Name: US Dollar
Currency Code: USD
World Bank Classification: Upper Middle Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 6.2% bananas, coffee, cocoa, rice, potatoes, cassava (manioc, tapioca), plantains, sugarcane; cattle, sheep, pigs, beef, pork, dairy products; fish, shrimp; balsa wood
Industry: 34% petroleum, food processing, textiles, wood products, chemicals
Services: 59.8%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

Financial Exchanges:
Stock & Securities Exchange: Bolsa de Valores de Guayaquil ; Bolsa de Valores de Quito ;

National Statistics Office:

National Dataset(s):


Subject to Country Specific Sanctions? NO

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Business Language(s): Spanish
Customs & Excise: Aduana del Ecuador
Development Bank(s): Development Bank of Latin America; Inter-American Development Bank;
National Standards Bureau: Servicio Ecuatoriano de Normalización
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 90/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 92/180 (2020)
Ease of Doing Business: 129/190 (2019) Enabling Trade Index: 81/136 (2016)
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Investment & Export Promotion Agency: ProEcuador ;