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Ecuador finance minister eyes IMF and Chinese options

Richard Martínez, Ecuador's finance minister, tells fDi he is not ruling out an IMF bailout package or the offer of a $3.5bn credit line from China.

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The Global Lawyer: Chevron, Ecuador and the joys of arbitration

Michael D Goldhaber explains what Chevron got out of its legal ordeal with Ecuador, and what it still stands to gain.

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Latam and Caribbean countries set sights on sustainable tourism

Tourism officials from Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador and Jamaica tell of their plans to seek investment in eco-tourism 

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The Global Lawyer: Is the denial of justice ‘renaissance’ finally upon us?

A low-profile case in Ecuador could signal a new era of arbitrators standing up to partisan judicial systems, says Michael D Goldhaber.

Ecuador votes to limit presidential terms

Ecuador's February 4 referendum confirmed the popularity of president Lenín Moreno and his reform agenda, and dealt former president Rafael Correa a major blow. 

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Moreno pushes Ecuador's private agenda

Ecuador’s president, Lenín Moreno, is turning the page on his predecessor, and championing private sector investment. But with both Congress and his party divided, he needs to win 2018’s referendum before he can push ahead with reforms. Jacopo Dettoni reports. 

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Ecuador foreign trade minister looks to mend friendships

The foreign trade minister of Ecuador talks to Jacopo Dettoni about the sectors into which the country is seeking investment, and how the new government of Lenin Moreno is rebuilding some of the international relationships jeopardised by his predecessor.

Cuenca looks to capitalise on 'retirement home' reputation

The south Ecuadorian city of Cuenca has seen an unlikely influx over the past decade, as North American retirees have moved there to take advantage of its high quality of life and low living costs.

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Ecuador minister sees country trading up

Ecuador, for so long an underperformer in Latin America when it came to FDI, is experiencing an uptick in its investment fortunes. Its minister for foreign trade tells fDi how the country's growing middle class, new tax laws and links with trade partners are behind the turnaround.

In dispute: treaties are safe, for now

International investment treaties have garnered a lot of negative publicity over the past few years. But rather than abandon them completely, the international community seems to be trying to find a way to reword them.

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