The economy of Ecuador shrank 8.8% in the third quarter of 2020, following a record 12.4% contraction in the previous period, amid the ongoing pandemic crisis. Activity fell less primarily in oil & mining (-5.3% vs -27% in Q2), namely oil refining (-17.2% vs -25.8%); transportation services (-15.1% vs -27.2%); accommodation & food services (-15.7% vs -18%); trade (-10.2% vs -13.9%) and manufacturing (-8.9% vs -10.4%). On a quarterly basis, the GDP grew 4.5%, the most since at least the second quarter of 2000, recovering from an upwardly revised 10.6% plunge in the second quarter. source: Banco Central del Ecuador
GDP Annual Growth Rate in Ecuador averaged 3.17 percent from 2000 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 10.20 percent in the second quarter of 2004 and a record low of -12.40 percent in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ecuador GDP Annual Growth Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ecuador GDP Annual Growth Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on February of 2021.
GDP Annual Growth Rate in Ecuador is expected to be 1.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Annual Growth Rate in Ecuador to stand at 6.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ecuador GDP Annual Growth Rate is projected to trend around 2.30 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.