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About Ecuador

Ecuador officially known as the Republic of Ecuador is a South American country with Spanish Influence. The country is on the North-Eastern Part of the continent on the sides of Peru and Colombia.

Due to it’s oldest historical importance, Tourism adds to the of the country. The country’s economy is based on Agriculture (Bananas), Fisheries ( Processed and Crustaceans), and Petroleum Products (Crude Oil)

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionSouth America
Capital CityQuito
Government TypePresidential Republic
Official LanguagesSpanish
CurrencyUnited States dollar, USD
Phone Code +593
Important CitiesAmbato, Arajuno, Babahoyo, Bahía de Caráquez, Baños de Agua Santa, Cuenca, Durán, Esmeraldas, Guaranda, Guayaquil
National DayIndependence Day (Aug-10)
GDP (nominal)USD 118.686 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking129
Primary IndustriesAgriculture,Industry,Trade,Economic history,Poverty and inequality,Infrastucture development
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsColombia, Peru, Pacific Ocean
Member of(Union of South American Nations), ( United Nations)
Major ExportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Fruits and Nuts, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Plants and Flowers, Gems & Jewellery, Wood and Pulp, Edible Oils & Seeds, Vegetables and Related Products, Plastics and Products, Machinery & Appliances, Rubber and Products, Aviation Vehicles
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Machinery & Appliances, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Electrical Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Plastics and Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Cereals & Pulses, Chemical Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Books and Papers, Cosmetics and Accessories, Rubber and Products, Edible Oils & Seeds, Other Products
Total Exports ValueUSD 35.380 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 33.049 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 2.331 Billion (Excess)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral trade with Ecuador has increased consistently over the past few years. Statistics regarding Trade relations between India and Ecuador, top ten items of Import and Export in 2012 and other economic indicators
Major Exports to IndiaMining, Metals & Minerals, Wood and Pulp, Gems & Jewellery, Spices, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Other Products, Electrical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Plants and Flowers, Edible Oils & Seeds, Plastics and Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Chemical Products
Major Imports from IndiaMachinery & Appliances, Chemical Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Electrical Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Rubber and Products, Silk & Textiles, Cereals & Pulses, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Plastics and Products, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Fashion and Apparel, Ceramic Products, Spices
India's Imports ValueUSD 1,016.41 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 399.79 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 398.79 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for EcuadorHonorary Consulate of India (Under Embassy of India in Colombia)
H.E. Mr. Eduardo Dousdebes Correa
Honorary Consul
Salazar E 10-22 y Tamayo, Casa Blanca, Segundo Piso,Quito, Ecuador
(+593) 2 6036198

Embassy of India
Honourable Ambassador
Embajada de la India Calle 116 ,7-15 Bogotá, Distrito Especial, Colombia
(+57 1) 6373259, 6373279, 6373280, 6373289

Embassy Details of Ecuador in IndiaEcuador
Embassy of Ecuador
H.E. Mr. Fernando Bucheli
E-3/2 Upper Ground and BasementVasant ViharNew Delhi 110057
32402001, 32402002, 32402010 (O)

Consulate General in Mumbai
Mr. Hector Cueva Jacome
Consul General
Gayatri Plaza 301, Turner Road Bandra (W)
022-66795931/2/3 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Ecuador in Kolkata
H.E. Mr. Vinay Kumar Goenka
Honorary Consul
Suvira House, 4B Hungerford Street, Kolkata - 700017
03322894000/01 (O)