OTC global GmbH connects Germany and Ecuador for private as well as business purposes. With the Services, which go beyond the scope of transportation service, we give advice and support for your activities in the emerging Andean country. We support you for customs clearing for exports and imports from and to Ecuador, support your trading activities in advisory capacity and handle the required documentation for you. For this purpose, we work truthfully with consulates in Germany and Ecuadorian authorities.
Shipment to Ecuador
Shipment of goods and machines to Ecuador is competently handled by OTC global GmbH as we are specialised in shipments by air, water and land to South America. Thanks to our experience over many years and excellent network of qualified personnel in Germany and in the target country, we can ensure the smooth process of commercial and private transportation tasks. We cope with difficult logistics challenges and support you with a comprehensive consulting- and service package, which also includes the execution of the customs formalities.
Regardless of whether you would like to ship furniture, tools and vehicles as immigrant or returnee in the Republic of Ecuador, OTC global GmbH is the right partner for your relocation and logistics services. Our team is flexible, rational and diligent and takes care of all the customs formalities. We organise your relocation in part and if required, we also provide door to door service. One of our cost-effective services is the provision of containers, complete or partial loading of which is organised by us.
Ecuador shares the border with Colombia and Peru and is a member of the CELAC, “Community of Latin American and Caribbean states“. Its capital Quito has population of 1.6 million. Most of the Ecuadorians are Roman-Catholic; the official language is Spanish. The Presidential Republic is sovereign since 1822 and is subdivided into 24 provinces. They have adopted US-currency.
Ecuador – export friendly and economically involved
The country has rich mineral resources and leads the way with petroleum, natural gas and gold. The largest petroleum reserves are in the Amazon regions. Since just 50 years, it has been producing approximately 400,000 barrels of petroleum, which is predominantly exported to South Korea and USA. Besides fossil fuels, it exports roses, coffee, cocoa, bananas and prawns. Oil palm plantation is a very significant industry. Palm oil is distributed globally for lubricants, frying fats and cosmetics. The large mangrove forests on the pacific coasts are spawning sites for prawns, fishes, crabs and mussels. This makes the Republic of Ecuador the fourth largest exporter of crabs in the world. The most significant import products are vehicles, machines, and means of transportation and chemical products. In 2016, the Government decided to invest 34 billion dollar in energy and water industry, industry, tourism and oil production. Presently there are attractive investment options even for foreign companies.
Ecuador – a geography to fall in love with
The contrast nature of the South American country is characterised by volcanoes, rain forests, lowlands of Amazon, Pacific and Galapagos islands 1,000 km away from the mainland. Though there are only monsoon and dry season, they turn out to be different for different region. The north coast stretches from Manabi to Colombia. The nature in the north is largely protected with its typical rain forests and bright orchids. The most beautiful shores are on the south coast. The huge flower plantations are located in the northern Andean mountains.
For more information about the country and its regulations, we recommend you to visit the website Auswertiges-amt.de.