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PESTLE Insights: Ecuador - Macroeconomic Outlook Report

PESTLE Insights: Ecuador - Macroeconomic Outlook Report

Summary

Guayas and Pichincha provinces are two major regions of Ecuador, with share of 43% of the total population and 49.1% in total GDP

Synopsis

Mining, manufacturing and utilities activities contributed 22.4% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2017, followed by wholesale, retail and hotels (13.1%), and construction (11.4%). In nominal terms, the three sectors are expected to grow by 0.6%, 1.4% and 2.8% respectively in 2018

Scope

  • Lion’s share of foreign investment inflows was from European nations in 2017
  • The Government of Ecuador has invested heavily in infrastructure since the earthquake in 2016
  • As per World Bank's logistics performance index (LPI), transport and logistic infrastructure in Ecuador improved over the last two years with an increase in rank from 86th in 2014 to 74th out of 160 countries in 2016.
Reasons to buy
  • Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
  • PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
  • Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
  • This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.


List of Exhibits
Did you Know?
Country Highlights
Country Snapshot
PESTLE Insights
Political Landscape
Economic Landscape
Social Landscape
Technological Landscape
Legal Landscape
Environmental Landscape
Outlook
List of Figures
Exhibit 1: Ecuador’s Performance in Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Latin America and the World Average
Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (score: 1-100)
Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index
Exhibit 4: Ecuador General Index
Exhibit 5: Key Sectors’ Contribution to the Economy
Exhibit 6: Total FDI Inflows (2012-2017) and Comparison of FDI Inflow by Sector (2012 and 2017)
Exhibit 7: FDI by Countries and Share of Sectors in total FDI Inflow (2017)
Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators
Exhibit 9: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate
Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2017)
Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance
Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance
Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports, 2014-2017
Exhibit 14: Mineral Fuels and Oils Export Share in World Exports by Country, 2017
Exhibit 15: Interest Rates
Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate and Inflation Rate
Exhibit 17: Public Finance
Exhibit 18: General Government Debt
Exhibit 19: Employment/Unemployment
Exhibit 20: Average Annual Wages
Exhibit 21: Labor force participation rate
Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share in Total Population
Exhibit 23: Age-group Share of Total Population
Exhibit 24: Gender Split
Exhibit 25: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate, 2016
Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per Million Inhabitants, 2015
Exhibit 27: High-technology Exports (% of manufactured exports)
Exhibit 28: Doing Business in Ecuador 2018
Exhibit 29: Corruption Perception Index (rankings) 2017
Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions

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