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  • Domestic demand shot up 6.5% T-4 in the second quarter, based on a consumption surge.

    Global demand for goods and services (domestic demand + exports) grew somewhat less, 5.3% T-4, as exports barely rose 1.1%. Global supply of goods in the Ecuadoran market (GDP + imports) was pushed up by high import expansion. By definition, global supply and demand are identical. (WA#40)

  • Peak Quarter - WA#40
    Peak Quarter - WA#40

    Second quarter GDP growth

  • In the 12 months to July, Ecuador has exported roughly 191 mn lb. of shrimp tails and 713 mn lb. of head-on shrimp. We convert tails to their equivalent of head-on shrimp and come up with 998 mn lb. of shrimp processed for export, up 14% y-o-y. (WA#39)

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