According to The World Bank, while the short-run macroeconomic outlook for Ecuador is stable, the external environment is rapidly deteriorating as a result of the worldwide crisis. This is likely to impact the demand for Ecuador's exports and affect growth prospects. Concerns remain about the weakening of the fiscal balances and the current account of the balance of payments. The government recently announced a series of economic measures to mitigate the impact of the world crisis. Coping with the effects of the world crisis will remain an important challenge in the near term.

Perhaps you're interested in establishing a partnership with one of the country's exporters. You may be considering joint ventures with Ecuadoran companies, franchise or licensing opportunities or sales of your products and services in Ecuador. Whatever your interests and needs, the resources provided here will lead you to information that can support your entry into this vibrant market.

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