90% Roman Catholic
9% Native Religions
Agriculture and Industry
Petroleum Export: began in 1970's with the
1994 GDP of Ecuador: $41.1 billion
The United States is Ecuador's leading trade
LAFTA (Latin American Free Trade Agreement)
was founded by Ecuador and is composed of
several Latin American countries.
The agreement works to improve economic
and social conditions of the trade groups
Free Trade in Ecuador
1/3 of Ecuador's labor force is in agriculture.
1/5 of Ecuador's labor force is in manufacturing
A small percent of the labor force is skilled