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Why Ecuador – Safe Country

ECUADOR A SAFE COUNTRY TO INVEST

  • Population: 16 million 1
  • Language of business: Spanish (official) and English
  • GDP (2016): 97,802 million USD 2
  • GDP Per Capita (2016): 5,917 USD 3
  • Forcasted real GDP for 2017: 0.71% growth 4
  • Foreign Debt (June 2017): Debt is 29.4% in relation to GDP 5 (Below the regions average)
  • Inflation: accumulated to July 2017 is 0.10% (Among the lowest in the region) 6
  • Territorial Extension: 257,217 Km 2
  • Currency: US Dollar
  • Unemployment rate: 4.5% (lowest in the region) 7

1 Source: www.ecuadorencifras.gob.ec/estadisticas/
2 Source: www.bce.fin.ec (Monthly Statistical Information)
3 Source: www.bce.fin.ec (Monthly Statistical Information)
4 Source: www.bce.fin.ec (Macroeconomic forecasts for Ecuador 2017-2020, August 17, 2017)
5 Source: www.finanzas.gob.ec (Ministry of Economy and Finance)
6 Source: www.ecuadorencifras.gob.ec/estadísticas (INEC, Monthly Inflation Report, july 2017)
7 Source: Ministry of Economy and Finance