Ecuador is located in South America, has a population of approximately 17,2 million inhabitants. The capital is Quito, and its principal cities are: Guayaquil, Cuenca and Santo Domingo. On th eother hand, it is member of the Pacific Alliance, the Andean Community (CAN), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organization of American States (OAS), the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, the Organization of the United Nations (UN) and the Union of South American Nations (USAN).
Petroleum represents the 40% of Ecuador’s exports. It’s one of the main source of income of the country. The main business opportunities are in petroleum and infraestructures sectors. Ecuadorian government is looking for foreign investors for different projects in the mining, petroleum and tourism sectors.