Ecuador Foreign Direct Investment

1993 - 2024 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Ecuador Foreign Direct Investment

  • Ecuador Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 78.3 USD mn in Mar 2024, compared with an increase of 83.2 USD mn in the previous quarter.
  • Ecuador Foreign Direct Investment: USD mn net flows data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1993 to Mar 2024.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 788.1 USD mn in Dec 2015 and a record low of -286.1 USD mn in Dec 2007.

CEIC extends history for quarterly Foreign Direct Investment. The Central Bank of Ecuador provides Foreign Direct Investment in USD. Foreign Direct Investment prior to Q1 2016 is based on BPM5 and prior to Q1 1999 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.


Related information about Ecuador Foreign Direct Investment

  • In the latest reports of Ecuador, Current Account recorded a surplus of 1.5 USD bn in Mar 2024.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 32.2 USD mn in Mar 2024.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 28.9 USD bn in Mar 2023.

View Ecuador's Foreign Direct Investment from Mar 1993 to Mar 2024 in the chart:

Ecuador Foreign Direct Investment

What was Ecuador's Foreign Direct Investment in Mar 2024?

Ecuador Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 78.3 USD mn in Mar 2024, compared with an increase of 83.2 USD mn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
78.3 Mar 2024 83.2 Dec 2023 -286.1 Dec 2007 788.1 Dec 2015 USD mn quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2024

Foreign Direct Investment by Country Comparison

country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 384.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2024
Algeria (USD mn) 80.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2023
Argentina (USD mn) 6,339.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2024
Armenia (USD mn) 34.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2024
Australia (USD mn) 17,436.6 Mar 2024 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2024
Austria (USD mn) 2,942.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2024
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -569.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2023
Bahrain (USD mn) 6,838.2 2023 yearly 2012 - 2023
Bangladesh (USD mn) 720.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Sep 2003 - Dec 2023
Belarus (USD mn) 1,636.3 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
Belgium (USD mn) 3,191.9 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2023
Bolivia (USD mn) 72.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2024
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 282.7 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2024
Botswana (USD mn) 166.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2023
Brazil (USD mn) 5,380.2 May 2023 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2023
Brunei (USD mn) -315.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) 60.2 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2023
Cambodia (USD mn) 1,008.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2023
Canada (USD mn) -4,589.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1957 - Mar 2024
Chile (USD mn) 1,638.3 May 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2024
China (USD mn) 10,197.0 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2024
Colombia (USD mn) 3,620.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
Croatia (USD mn) 673.7 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) 2,700.7 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2024
Czech Republic (USD mn) 965.8 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2023
Denmark (USD mn) 1,227.9 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2024
Ecuador (USD mn) 78.3 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2024
Egypt (USD mn) 18,182.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2024
Estonia (USD mn) 184.6 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2023
European Union (USD mn) -8,777.2 Apr 2024 monthly Apr 1999 - Apr 2024
Finland (USD mn) -59.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2024
France (USD mn) -1,075.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2024
Georgia (USD mn) 163.0 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2024
Germany (USD mn) 5,212.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1971 - Apr 2024
Ghana (USD mn) 380.3 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2024
Greece (USD mn) 304.2 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2023
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 29,020.6 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2024
Hungary (USD mn) -9,137.0 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2024
Iceland (USD mn) 154.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2024
India (USD mn) 8,382.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 1990 - Dec 2023
Indonesia (USD mn) 6,180.0 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2024
Iran (USD mn) 838.3 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) -1,696.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2024
Israel (USD mn) 1,162.3 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1972 - Mar 2024
Italy (USD mn) 4,519.7 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2024
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 1,599.1 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
Japan (USD mn) 838.4 May 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2024
Jordan (USD mn) 136.0 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2024
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 2,354.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2024
Kenya (USD mn) 728.7 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
South Korea (USD mn) 2,558.8 Jun 2023 monthly Jan 1980 - Jun 2023
Kosovo (USD mn) 201.2 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2024
Kuwait (USD mn) 537.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2023
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -75.1 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2023
Laos (USD mn) 394.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2023
Latvia (USD mn) 14.3 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2023
Lebanon (USD mn) 42.6 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2023
Lithuania (USD mn) -44.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2024
Luxembourg (USD mn) 46,538.2 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2024
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 2,933.1 2022 yearly 1985 - 2022
North Macedonia (USD mn) 193.1 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
Malawi (USD mn) 46.4 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 4,235.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2024
Malta (USD mn) 13,108.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2024
Mauritius (USD mn) 2,477.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2023
Mexico (USD mn) 19,636.3 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2024
Moldova (USD mn) 54.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2024
Mongolia (USD mn) 164.4 May 2024 monthly Jan 2009 - May 2024
Montenegro (USD mn) 149.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2024
Morocco (USD mn) 24.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2023
Mozambique (USD mn) 526.7 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
Myanmar (USD mn) 274.7 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2023
Nepal (USD mn) 14.7 Apr 2024 quarterly Oct 2000 - Apr 2024
Netherlands (USD mn) -332,969.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2023
New Zealand (USD mn) 957.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2024
Nigeria (USD mn) 1,197.6 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2023
Norway (USD mn) -2,453.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2024
Oman (USD mn) 5,479.8 2022 yearly 1970 - 2022
Pakistan (USD mn) 270.9 May 2024 monthly Jul 1997 - May 2024
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -11.0 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2024
Panama (USD mn) 878.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2024
Paraguay (USD mn) 172.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Peru (USD mn) 3,091.6 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2024
Philippines (USD mn) 685.8 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2024
Poland (USD mn) 1,374.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2024
Portugal (USD mn) 904.4 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2023
Qatar (USD mn) -177.2 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2024
Romania (USD mn) 1,069.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2024
Russia (USD mn) -5,565.2 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2024
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 2,525.6 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2024
Serbia (USD mn) 429.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2013 - Apr 2024
Singapore (USD mn) 40,234.2 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2024
Slovakia (USD mn) -42.2 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2023
Slovenia (USD mn) 147.7 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2023
South Africa (USD mn) 1,293.9 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1985 - Mar 2024
Spain (USD mn) -1,186.1 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1990 - Apr 2023
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 96.3 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2024
Sudan (USD mn) 152.4 Dec 2022 quarterly Dec 1996 - Dec 2022
Sweden (USD mn) -471.2 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2024
Switzerland (USD mn) -15,764.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2023

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Ecuador Key Series

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2024
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 848.934 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2024
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 3,728.436 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2024
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 12.9 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2024
National Government Debt (USD mn) 78,929.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2024
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 66.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2024
Forecast: Government Expenditure (USD bn) 49.173 2028 yearly 1995 - 2028
Forecast: Government Net Debt (USD bn) 68.494 2028 yearly 2001 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (USD bn) 48.725 2028 yearly 1995 - 2028
Central Government: Finance (USD mn) 1,289.192 May 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2024
Central Government: Balance (USD mn) -1,289.192 May 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2024
Central Government: Expenditure excl Amortization (USD mn) 3,145.069 May 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2024
Central Government: Revenue (USD mn) 1,829.651 May 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2024
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.962 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Trade Balance (USD mn) 595.1 Apr 2024 monthly Mar 1992 - Apr 2024
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,528.2 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1965 - Apr 2023
Total Exports Growth (%) 15.1 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1966 - Apr 2024
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 65,385.575 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 24,074.538 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 6,882.325 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,449.7 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2024
Total Imports Growth (%) -0.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1958 - Apr 2024
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 958,068.888 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 529,529.069 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 664.718 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2024
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 738.660 May 2024 monthly Jan 1973 - May 2024
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 446.652 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2024
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 481.820 May 2024 monthly May 1992 - May 2024
Terms of Trade Index: 2007=100 (2007=100) 103.083 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2014 - Apr 2024
BCE Forecast: Trade Balance: 2018=100 (USD mn) 1,624.994 2024 yearly 2024 - 2024
Exports: FOB: Petroleum: Crude Petroleum (USD th) 811,753.480 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2024
Exports: FOB: Non Petroleum: Traditional: Bananas And Plane Tree (USD th) 330,312.550 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2024
BCE Forecast: Exports: fob: 2018=100 (USD th) 34,410,658.000 2024 yearly 2024 - 2024
Exports: FOB: America: United States (USD mn) 664.718 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2024
Exports: FOB: America: ALADI: Panama (USD mn) 481.711 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2012 - Apr 2024
Exports: FOB: Asia: People's Republic of China (USD mn) 446.652 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2024
BCE Forecast: Imports: fob: 2018=100 (USD th) 32,785,664.000 2024 yearly 2024 - 2024
Imports: CIF: Consumer Goods: Non Durable (USD th) 309,626.530 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2024
Imports: CIF: Fuels And Lubricants (USD th) 684,058.914 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2024
Imports: CIF: America: ALADI: Panama (USD mn) 40.835 Apr 2024 monthly Mar 2019 - Apr 2024
Imports: CIF: Asia: People's Republic of China (USD mn) 324.160 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2010 - Jan 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 1,486.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2024
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 5.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2024
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 78.3 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2024
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.3 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2024
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -32.230 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2024
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2024
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2024
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -32.694 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2024
External Debt (USD mn) 56,829.7 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2024
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 49.3 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 978.9 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2024
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 1.3 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 1.810 2029 yearly 1980 - 2029
Net International Investment Position (USD) -22,246,347,859.618 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2024
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -587.764 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2024
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) 1,758.232 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2024
External Debt: Private (USD mn) 10,043.774 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2024
External Debt: Public (USD mn) 46,785.914 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2024
Foreign Direct Investment: BPM6 (USD th) 78,345.298 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2024
Foreign Direct Investment: Europe: Spain (USD th) 88,442.667 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: Asia: China (USD th) 12,350.723 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: Europe: Netherlands (USD th) 23,806.340 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2018
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 5.9 May 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2024
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 17.0 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2024
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 3,789.841 May 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2024
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 29,889.676 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2006 - Apr 2024
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 81,194.085 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2006 - Apr 2024
M2 Growth (%) 5.9 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2007 - Apr 2024
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.0 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 2009 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 5,075.3 Jun 2024 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 2.828 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 1.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2024
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 1,969.524 Jun 2024 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2024
Total Deposits (USD mn) 61,906.242 May 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2024
Total Deposits Growth (%) 8.0 May 2024 monthly Jan 2007 - May 2024
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 71,477.3 May 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2024
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 7.1 May 2024 monthly Jan 2007 - May 2024
Household Debt (USD mn) 20,760.0 Jun 2024 monthly Oct 2006 - Jun 2024
Total Loans (USD mn) 63,620.774 May 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2024
Total Loans Growth (%) 6.88 May 2024 monthly Jan 2007 - May 2024
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 54.27 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2024
International Reserve: Net Currency Position (USD mn) 5,075.293 Jun 2024 monthly Jan 2004 - Jun 2024
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 1.0 May 2024 monthly Feb 2011 - May 2024
Business Confidence Index: Commerce (May2007=100) 2,200.300 Dec 2022 monthly May 2007 - Dec 2022
Business Confidence Index: Construction (May2007=100) 478.600 Dec 2022 monthly May 2007 - Dec 2022
Business Confidence Index: Global (May2007=100) 1,694.300 Dec 2022 monthly May 2007 - Dec 2022
Business Confidence Index: Services (May2007=100) 1,444.800 Dec 2022 monthly May 2007 - Dec 2022
Business Confidence Index: Industry (May2007=100) 2,662.600 Dec 2022 monthly May 2007 - Dec 2022

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