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Why Ecuador – SYSTEMIC COMPETITIVENES

  • Macroeconomic Stability: no foreign exchange risk because it is a dollarized economy
  • Infraestructure: According to the World Economic Forum (2015), Ecuador is ranked 67th and has the second-best infrastructure in Latin America, the best roads (12,950km) and the 4th best place in ports and airports
  • Installed power output: 8,569 MW. (84% of generation is clean energy) 1
  • Electrical energy coverage: 97.24%, Among the highest of the region 2
  • Electric energy coverage: 97.24%, Among the highest of the region
  • 71,000 km of Fiber Optics, 1st Place in Latin America and 28th world wide with the fastest 4G technology 3
  • Human Talent: 20,000 scholarships awarded since 2007 – 2016; Which represents 2% of GDP
  • Protected Areas: 52 protected areas. 17 incorporated new areas, between 2007 and 2016


1 Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy
2 Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy
3 Ministry of Telecommunications