Ecuador's economy is mainly based on mining, agriculture and fishing. The mining and exporting of oil have played a dominant role in the country's economy since the early 1970's. Recent years have seen Ecuador's economy depend more and more on the export of cocoa and bananas, of which Ecuador is the world's largest exporter and has been for several decades.
Ecuador is generally considered to be one of the best Latin American countries to invest in and one of the easiest ways to do this is to invest on the stock market in Ecuador. There are a number of reasons why Ecuador enjoys such a favorable investment climate. One of these is that the political situation is quite stable – especially when compared to that of other Latin American countries. ...