June 11, 2018

Ecuador Appoints ‘Business Friendly’ Economics Minister

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno has announced the appointment of Richard Martinez as the country’s new Minister of Economics and Finance. Ecuador appointed a new economics minister, Richard Martinez, who is described as a ‘Business Friendly’,  has opposed redistributive policies and higher taxes which have penalized the wealthiest Ecuadoreans. Martinez, 37, is a trained economist and holds […]
April 5, 2014

Ecuador Facts

The Economy of Ecuador Ecuador is beginning to recover from the aftermath of recent natural disasters which included a large earthquake, floods and landslides. Ecuador was named after the equator which runs through the country, the only country in the world named after a geographical feature. Its official name, República del Ecuador, literally means “the Republic […]