This web page provides information on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Ecuador and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Ecuador and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English that deal with Ecuador.

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At a Glance

  • Current IMF membership: 190 countries
  • Ecuador joined the Fund on December 28, 1945
  • Quota: SDR 697.7 million
  • Outstanding Purchases and Loans (SDR): 1207.87 million (March 31, 2020)
  • Article IV/Country Report: March 21, 2019

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Office Activities

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IMF's Work on Ecuador

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Regional Economic Outlook

October 2021 Regional Economic Outlook for Western Hemisphere - Cover

Western Hemisphere

Regional Economic Outlook
April 2022

The war in Ukraine is shaking the world economy and raising uncertainty about the outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean. Even before the war, the region’s recovery from the pandemic was losing momentum and growth is returning to its pre-pandemic trend rate of around 2.5 percent for 2022. The war brings a further shock to inflation, and policymakers across the region have reacted decisively by tightening monetary policy and implementing measures to soften the blow of higher food and energy prices on the most vulnerable—thus mitigating the risks of social unrest. Rising interest rates complicate the management of already high debt levels, and an escalation of the war could further tighten financial conditions in the region. In this context, an inclusive fiscal consolidation strategy would maintain support for the vulnerable while helping rebuild buffers.

Read more: Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere, April 2022