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Republic of Ecuador
Democracy
Quito
South America
Spanish (official) & English
256,360 sq Km
GMT -5 hours
US Dollar
15.644 million (Nov. 2012)
26 years
Location:
Between
Colombia & Peru. The
country enjoys a coast
line with the Pacific
ocean.
Coastline: 2,237 km
Weather:
Tropical
along
coast; mild weather at valleys
in the highlands, getting cooler
at higher elevations; tropical in
the Amazon
Biodiversity: Tropical coast,
cloud
forest,
moorlands,
highlands, valleys, jungle,
plus a wide arrange of flora
and fauna
Main cities w/ population: Quito (2.2 million)
Guayaquil (2.4 million) , Cuenca (506,000) & Manta (226,000)
PRO ECUADOR
is the formal Trade and Investment Promotion Organization of the
Republic of Ecuador, responsible to promote the Ecuadorian Exports and Investments; operating
under the umbrella of the Ecuadorian Ministry of Foreign Trade, with the objective of enhancing the
competitiveness of Ecuador as a preferred trading and investment partner. PRO ECUADOR has more
than 32 Overseas Trade Offices, focusing on research, trading and international business
development bridging the Ecuador economy with the Globe.
Our mandate:
1- Export Promotion
2. Investment Promotion
3. Tourism Promotion
HQ
Export Advisory Services
 3,108 Registered and validated exporters
 3,488 people that received technical training
Investment Promotion
 14 missions from China, Turkey, USA, UK,
Guatemala, South Korea, among others
 More than 350 businessmen and women
participated.
Export Promotion
 616 new exporters and 234 new products
exported to markets where the Trade
Offices are located
Market Intelligence
 1.402 Market Access Reports delivered
Tourism Promotion
 6,2 Million passengers with 5% annual growth
UAE
1. Developing trade promotion strategies in coordination with PRO ECUADOR HQ and
UAE Stakeholders
2. Generating trade opportunities by working closely with UAE Companies
3. Bringing Ecuadorian Companies to participate in UAE major Trade Exhibitions and
arranging B2B meetings with UAE Businesses.
4. Hosting UAE Companies to be part of ECUADORIAN major events (AEBE,
MACRORRUEDAS & AROMAS DE CAFÉ), organized by PRO ECUADOR
5. Facilitating business meetings and visiting Ecuadorian Companies /delegations in the
UAE with local businesses and partners
6. Provision of a Business Centres facilities for Ecuadorian companies to work closely
with UAE counterparts in a professional environment.
7. Partnering with UAE Government and Semi-Government bodies to organize official
missions, events
8. Working with domestic Airlines and ports authorities to enhance connectivity with
Ecuador
Airports: 20
· 4 international · 11 domestic
· 5 local
 Stable and Growing Economy
 Strategic Location and Logistics Hub
 Qualified
and
Competent
Human
Resources
 Easy Access to Andean and World Markets
 Protection and Incentives to Investors
 Dollarized economy
 National or International Arbitration
 No confiscation or nationalization allowed
 Investment Contract for 15 years, renewable
for another 15 years
Main Commercial Sea Ports:
Guayaquil, Manta, Esmeraldas
Metal Works Forestry, resulting in
manufactured products
Petrochemical
Biotechnology and
applied software
Fresh and
Processed
food
Pharmaceutics
Tourism
Renewable
Energy
Logistics
services
In Ecuador there's around 50 Fortune Global 500 Companies, that operate in
Ecuador. The following is a list of some of the companies that operate in our
territory:
General Motors
Sinopec
Nestlé
Petrobras
Telefónica de España (Movistar)
Repsol YPF
Johnson & Johnson
Unilever
Microsoft
Pfizer
Bayer
Sanofi Aventis
Novartis
Pepsi Co
Coca Cola
Kraft Foods
FedEx
America Movil
Abbott Laboratories
3M
Schlumberger
Holcim
Mapfre Group
Kimberly-Clark
SABMiller
GlaxoSmith Klein
Veolia Environment
Merck
Lafarge
PRO ECUADOR Overseas Trade Offices (33)
PRO ECUADOR Local Offices (7)
PRO ECUADOR (HQ) INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION ACTIVITIES 2013
Exhibitions
 Participation (January - September) in 29 international Exhibitions in
countries like: Germany, Japan, Russia, UAE, Brazil, Chile, China, South Korea, USA,
among others
 Participation of 199 companies: small medium-size, and big enterprises and
other relevant stakeholders
Trade Missions
 Arranging 14 missions from countries like China, Turkey, UAE, USA, UK, Guatemala,
South Korea, among others
 More than 350 businessmen and women participated
PRO ECUADOR (UAE)
Commenced Operations in October, 2012
With the Full support of the Department of Economic Development,
Government of Dubai & Dubai Chamber of Commerce
Inauguration, 1st May, 2013
Participation in 2 Domestic Trade shows
Annual Investment Meeting (AIM)
30 April – 2 May, 2013
GULFOOD 25-28, February, 2013
2013 - Awarded Best Stand in its category
2014 - we are tripling the Exhibition Pavilion
Space and doubling the number of Ecuadorian
Exhibitors
Awarded Best TPO Performer
UAE Business Delegations to Ecuador
AEBE (Banana International
Forum), June, 2013
MACRORRUEDAS (B2B
Matchmaking), July, 2013
AROMAS DEL ECUADOR
(B2B Matchmaking), Sept., 2013
Strategic Partnership with DED Agencies
PRO ECUADOR is looking forward to building more Strategic Partnership!
PRO ECUADOR Office in UAE
Reception Area
Exhibition Area
Incubation Model
FOR EMBASSY / CONSULAR SERVICES
ECUADORIAN EMBASSY IN QATAR
Street No. 502 – Zone 66
Doha – Qatar
Tel: +974 (40) 161799 / +974 (40) 161800
Email: [email protected]
PRO ECUADOR TEAM IN UAE
Hussam Hassan
Head of Commercial Office
Email: [email protected] ECUADOR.gob.ec
Unit No. 504, 5th Floor, Nouf Tower
Plot No. 129-126, Port Saeed, Deira
P.O. Box: 214957
Tel: +971 (4) 251 7774
Fax: +971 (4) 251 7775
Email: [email protected] ECUADOR.gob.ec
Dubai - UAE
www.PRO
Daniela Muñoz
Marketing Manager
[email protected] ECUADOR.gob.ec
Christian Merizalde
Business Development Manager
[email protected] ECUADOR.gob.ec

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