Time: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 8:30 – 11:30 hrs

Venue: The World Trade Center Helsinki, Aleksanterinkatu 17, Helsinki

Finnish-Latin American Business Association, Business Finland, Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce and The Export and Investment Promotion Agency PRO ECUADOR are pleased to invite you to the seminar –  Ecuador: Emerging Opportunities and Markets.

In the seminar, the speakers will highlight the current economic outlook and new investment plans of the country, as well as potential business opportunities for Finnish companies.  Ecuador’s economy is among the countries with the best economic performance in Latin America, with growth averaging 4.5% per year. Recent investments in the country show the confidence of foreign investors, and the economic reforms offer new opportunities for trade.

Register by November 1, 2018!


08:30 – 09:00
Registration and coffee

09:00 – 09:10
Welcome remarks

09:10 – 09:40
Ecuador: Emerging opportunities and markets
Ricardo Falla, Trade Commissioner of Ecuador to the Nordic and Baltic Region

09:45 – 10:00
Finnpartnership Matchmaking Services and Grants 
Birgit Nevala, Programme Director of Finnpartnership

10:00 – 10:15
Working with Ecuador
Celso Khalili, Co-founder Bevetrade Finland

10:20 – 10:50
Q&A and networking

End of the seminar

Mr Aleksis Kajava, Vice President of the Finnish Latin American Trade Association
will be the moderator of the seminar.

The event is free of charge but it needs registration.

For more information, please contact:

Ms. Anne Hatanpää, Liaison Manager, Finland Chamber of Commerce, Secretary of Finnish-Latin American Business Association, anne.hatanpaa@chamber.fi,
+358 50 320 9539

Ms. Johanna Niemistö, Senior Advisor, Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce johanna.niemisto@helsinki.chamber.fi, +358 50 343 7108

Ms. Hanna-Leena Harma, Senior Advisor, Business Finland,
hanna-leena.harma@businessfinland.fi, +358 40 728 8730.

Reading material:

Pro Ecuador

Ecuador: Republic of Opportunities 

The World Bank In Ecuador

Ecuador Economy 2018