Ecuador Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

1993 - 2021 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Ecuador Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a growth equal to 1.5 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Mar 2021, compared with a growth equal to 0.8 % in the previous quarter. Ecuador Foreign Direct Investment: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1993 to Mar 2021. The data reached an all-time high of 7.8 % in Dec 1999 and a record low -2.1 % in Dec 2007. CEIC calculates Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Foreign Direct Investment and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Ecuador provides Foreign Direct Investment in USD and Nominal GDP in USD. Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP prior to Q1 2016 is calculated from Foreign Direct Investment based on BPM5 and Nominal GDP based on SNA 2008. Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP prior to Q1 2000 is calculated from Foreign Direct Investment and Nominal GDP, both sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports of Ecuador, Current Account recorded a surplus of 726.8 USD mn in Mar 2021. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 364.2 USD mn in Mar 2021. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 61.4 USD mn in Mar 2021. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 24.7 USD bn in Dec 2020.

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Ecuador Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1.5 Mar 2021 0.8 Dec 2020 -2.1 Dec 2007 7.8 Dec 1999 % quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 7.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Algeria (%) 0.7 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (%) 2.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Armenia (%) 3.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2021
Australia (%) 0.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2021
Austria (%) 0.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 3.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Bahrain (%) -6.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Belarus (%) 9.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
Belgium (%) 11.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Bolivia (%) -1.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 3.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Botswana (%) 0.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Brazil (%) 1.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Brunei (%) -10.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (%) 3.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Cambodia (%) 14.3 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Canada (%) 2.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1961 - Jun 2021
Chile (%) 6.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2021
China (%) 1.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Colombia (%) 2.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Croatia (%) 5.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Cyprus (%) 30.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Czech Republic (%) 3.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Denmark (%) 6.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Ecuador (%) 1.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Egypt (%) 1.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Mar 2021
Estonia (%) 40.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
European Union (%) 1.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Finland (%) -0.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
France (%) 0.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2021
Georgia (%) 3.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2021
Germany (%) 1.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Jun 2021
Ghana (%) 5.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Greece (%) 3.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 34.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Hungary (%) 17.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Iceland (%) -1.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
India (%) 0.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2021
Indonesia (%) 1.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Iran (%) 0.1 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Ireland (%) 6.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Israel (%) 4.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Italy (%) 1.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1988 - Jun 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 1.7 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Japan (%) 0.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Jordan (%) 0.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 1.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2021
Kenya (%) 1.4 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
South Korea (%) 1.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Kosovo (%) 7.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 0.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 1.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Laos (%) 5.1 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Latvia (%) 5.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Lebanon (%) 3.8 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 2.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Luxembourg (%) -34.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) -30.4 2020 yearly 1982 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) 7.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Malawi (%) 1.0 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 2.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Malta (%) 22.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Mauritius (%) 78.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Mexico (%) 1.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Moldova (%) 2.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Mongolia (%) 11.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Montenegro (%) 10.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Morocco (%) 1.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (%) 14.3 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Nepal (%) 0.5 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Netherlands (%) 9.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
New Zealand (%) 2.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (%) 2.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Norway (%) 5.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Oman (%) 4.0 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 0.6 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) -1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) 3.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Paraguay (%) 3.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Peru (%) 0.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2021
Philippines (%) 1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Poland (%) 0.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Portugal (%) 3.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Qatar (%) 0.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
Romania (%) 2.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Russia (%) 1.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 1.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Serbia (%) 5.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Jun 2021
Singapore (%) 24.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (%) 2.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Slovenia (%) 6.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
South Africa (%) 0.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Mar 2021
Spain (%) 5.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 0.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Sudan (%) 2.2 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
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Switzerland (%) 9.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -2,936.781 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 3,401.746 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 12.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 62,859.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 63.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (USD bn) 39.187 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (USD bn) 61.270 2026 yearly 2001 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (USD bn) 41.788 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Central Government: Balance (USD mn) -87.330 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Central Government: Finance (USD mn) 87.330 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Central Government: Revenue (USD mn) 1,406.540 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Central Government: Expenditure excl Amortization (USD mn) 1,493.870 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.567 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Trade Balance (USD mn) 330.1 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Jun 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,272.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Jun 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 38.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1966 - Jun 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 32,102.189 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 38,075.410 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,640.723 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,078.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jun 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 58.3 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - Jun 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 624,660.749 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 233,794.861 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 372.892 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 301.357 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1973 - Feb 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 170.427 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 331.860 Mar 2021 monthly May 1992 - Mar 2021
EC: Exports: fob: Emerging and Developing Economies: Emerging and Developing Asi... (USD mn) 415.509 May 2021 monthly Jun 1973 - May 2021
Terms of Trade Index: 2007=100 (2007=100) 98.646 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Jun 2021
Exports: FOB: Petroleum: Crude Petroleum (USD th) 708,049.295 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Exports: FOB: Non Petroleum: Traditional: Bananas And Plane Tree (USD th) 266,465.443 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Exports: FOB: America: United States (USD mn) 471.748 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Jun 2021
Exports: FOB: America: ALADI: Panama (USD mn) 289.565 Jun 2021 monthly Feb 2012 - Jun 2021
Exports: FOB: Asia: People's Republic of China (USD mn) 410.887 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Jun 2021
Imports: CIF: Consumer Goods: Non Durable (USD th) 259,871.786 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Imports: CIF: Fuels And Lubricants (USD th) 344,294.193 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Imports: CIF: America: ALADI: Panama (USD mn) 216.997 Jun 2021 monthly Mar 2019 - Jun 2021
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) 726.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 2.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 364.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -61.376 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 18.750 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 55,589.3 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 57.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 633.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 1.643 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD) -25,269,823,146.114 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Services (USD mn) -520.723 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods & Services: Goods (USD mn) 791.194 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Public (USD mn) 44,887.851 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2021
External Debt: Private (USD mn) 10,701.429 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: BPM6 (USD th) 364,235.072 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Asia: China (USD th) 12,350.723 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: Europe: Spain (USD th) 88,442.667 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 (%) 4.2 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 14.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 1,986.770 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 28,252.739 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2006 - Jun 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 65,050.551 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2006 - Jun 2021
M2 Growth (%) 9.5 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2007 - Jun 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.0 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2009 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,482.6 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Jul 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.134 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 1,835.310 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Jul 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 47,720.777 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 13.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 48,909.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 12.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Jul 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 14,023.6 Aug 2021 monthly Oct 2006 - Aug 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 43,881.380 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 4.67 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 46.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
EC: Financial Survey: MFSM 2000: Deposits (USD mn) 50,685.207 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 2002 - Jul 2021
EC: Financial Survey: MFSM 2000: Loans (USD mn) 91.186 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 2002 - Jul 2021
International Reserve: Net Currency Position (USD mn) 3,482.625 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Jul 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (%) 1.0 Oct 2020 monthly May 2008 - Oct 2020
Business Confidence Index: Construction (May2007=100) 453.800 Jul 2021 monthly May 2007 - Jul 2021
Business Confidence Index: Industry (May2007=100) 2,430.400 Jul 2021 monthly May 2007 - Jul 2021
Business Confidence Index: Global (May2007=100) 1,488.100 Jul 2021 monthly May 2007 - Jul 2021
Business Confidence Index: Services (May2007=100) 1,196.000 Jul 2021 monthly May 2007 - Jul 2021
Business Confidence Index: Commerce (May2007=100) 1,974.800 Jul 2021 monthly May 2007 - Jul 2021

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