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November 29, 2011

Dow Jones – Ecuador Assembly Passes $26.11 Billion Budget For 2012

Ecuador increases spending in new national budget: Ecuador’s National Assembly late Monday approved the 2012 budget proposal, worth $26.11 billion. …

November 28, 2011

Reuters – Ecuador’s Correa says mining contracts “within days”

News about the development of Ecuador’s natural resources: Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa said on Thursday his government is “within days” …

October 26, 2011


A hearing in Washington, D.C. which includes a discussion of press freedom in Ecuador: Amid continuing tension between the Ecuadorean …

October 26, 2011

Bloomberg – Ecuador Ruling Party ‘Certain’ Tax Law Will Pass, Lawmaker Says

Ecuador to raise taxes for the ninth time since 2007: The tax increase, which would raise the cost of alcohol …

October 26, 2011

Reuters – Petroecuador Sept oil exports down to 8.3 mln barrels

News about oil production and exports in Ecuador: Ecuador produces about 500,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd), of which …

October 7, 2011

Russia & CIS Energy Newswire – Inter RAO may help build 5 HPPs in Ecuador

More on the power plant construction in Ecuador: Ecuador has amended a draft project on construction of a hydro power …

September 28, 2011

Free Speech Radio – Ecuador uses terrorism charges against indigenous leaders, environmentalists

Coverage of mining and development in Ecuador and its impacts on local residents: In Ecuador, indigenous and environmental activists opposing …

June 24, 2011

Bloomberg – China Fuels Latin America’s Biggest Debt Rally by Financing Ecuador Budget

China is now providing loans to Ecuador after the country defaulted on billions in foreign debt in 2009: Ecuador’s bonds …

June 23, 2011

Dow Jones – Ecuador Sells $88M In Treasury Certificates Up To 1 Year Maturity

News about Ecuador’s economy: Ecuador’s Finance Ministry sold $88 million in treasury certificates up to one year in maturity in …

June 17, 2011

Dow Jones – Ecuador’s Jan-April Coffee Exports Rise 31% On Year To 412,563 Bags–Cofenac

News about Ecuador commodity exports: Ecuador exported 412,563 60-kilogram bags of coffee for the January-April period, up 31% from 314,316 …

June 15, 2011

Bloomberg – China to Loan Ecuador $1 Billion for Public Works, Expreso Says

Ecuador taking out loans to finance public works projects: China agreed to loan Ecuador $1 billion to finance public works …

June 13, 2011

Prensa Latina – Ecuadorian Gov’t Nationalizes U.S. Oil Company

Development follows attempt last year by Ecuador to re-negotiate contracts with foreign oil companies last year: Now both of those …