Imports to Ecuador advanced 6.1 percent year-on-year to USD 2010.0 million in April 2019, driven by higher purchases of capital goods (7.7 percent), of which industrial (5.8 percent) and transport equipment (17.1 percent); consumption (9.1 percent), mostly non-durable (33.3 percent); and fuels & lubricants (23.8 percent). Meanwhile, purchases of commodities dropped (-6.4 percent), in particular agricultural (-10.4 percent) and industrial (-7.6 percent). Imports in Ecuador averaged 862668 USD Thousand from 1985 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 2592365 USD Thousand in October of 2014 and a record low of 117453 USD Thousand in March of 1985.

Imports in Ecuador is expected to be 1860000.00 USD Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Ecuador to stand at 2000000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ecuador Imports is projected to trend around 2400000.00 USD Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Ecuador Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -20878.00 108044.00 619602.00 -729014.00 USD Thousand [+]
Current Account -776.50 -126.43 1548.25 -1403.57 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.20 -0.50 5.17 -10.08 percent [+]
Imports 2010017.00 1841494.00 2592365.00 117453.00 USD Thousand [+]
Exports 1989139.00 1949537.00 2603522.00 66062.00 USD Thousand [+]
Capital Flows -262.23 137.24 1523.82 -5561.90 USD Million [+]
Remittances 780.14 768.07 891.95 238.55 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 16.90 11.80 26.30 11.79 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 532.00 529.00 563.00 329.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 1.47 1.62 3.02 0.58 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 200.44 209.45 783.07 -286.13 USD Million [+]

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Ecuador Imports

Ecuador main imports are: raw materials (25 percent of total imports), capital goods (19 percent), fuels and lubricants (17 percent), consumption durables (13 percent) and transport equipment (9 percent). Main import partners are: United States (27 percent of total imports), China (11 percent), (Colombia 9 percent) and Panama (7 percent). Others include: Peru, Japan and Chile. This page provides - Ecuador Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Ecuador Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2010017.00 1841494.00 2592365.00 117453.00 1985 - 2019 USD Thousand Monthly




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