The country is located on the equatorial line in South America. It limits the north with Colombia, south and east with Peru and at west with the Pacific Ocean. It is divided into four regions: the Coastal Lowlands, the Andean Highlands , the Amazon Rainforest and The Galapagos islands.
Ecuador is a decentralized state whose current government (2007 - 2017) aims to change the model of primary-export specialization through the transformation of the productive matrix.
Among its main production sectors is: The agricultural sector with products such as bananas, coffee, shrimp, cocoa, fish, etc. The industrial sector in terms of oil reserves, electric power industry, processed foods, textiles, chemicals and others. The service sector that makes up a set of activities are aimed at generating electricity, gas, water, construction / civil engineering, transportation, and so on.