Ecuador Agriculture Sector Report 2019/2020An EMIS Insights Industry Report
EMIS is an ISI Emerging Markets Group Company Date: January 2019
Available in: English
The agriculture sector is of paramount importance to the Ecuadorian economy. In 2017, it accounted for 9.3% of the country’s GDP, 43.8% of national exports, 26.1% of formal employment and 20.3% of total FDI flow. The sector was also one of the largest foreign exchange generators, recording steady trade surpluses reaching a record high of USD 7.6bn in 2017. Moreover, agriculture was among the main drivers of economic growth, expanding its gross value added (GVA) at a strong CAGR of 4.7% over 2012-2017, well above overall GDP growth over the same period (CAGR of 2%). The country’s agriculture is highly skewed towards the production of bananas and shrimp, which accounted for 72.2% of the sector’s exports and 31.9% of national exports. On the other hand, Ecuador relies on imports of cereals and livestock products to meet domestic demand.
This report provides a complete and detailed analysis of the agriculture sector for Ecuador. EMIS Insights presents in-depth business intelligence in a standard format across countries and regions, providing a balanced mix between analysis and data.
What this report allows you to do:
- Understand the key elements at play in the agriculture sector in Ecuador
- Access forecasts for growth in the sector
- Crystallise the forces both driving and restraining this sector in Ecuador
- Gain insight into land and climate issues
- Ascertain Ecuador’s position in the global sector
- Build a complete perspective on sector trade, investment and employment
- Understand the competitive landscape and who the major players are
- View M&A activity and major deals
- Gain an understanding of the regulatory environment for the sector in Ecuador
- Build a clear picture of trends, production and consumption for specific sub-sectors (e.g. grains, vegetables and livestock farming).
See below for a complete table of report contents: