High-tech exports as a percentage of GDP reached 0.075 % in 2013 in Ecuador, according to World Bank. This is 27.0 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, high-tech exports as a percentage of GDP in Ecuador reached an all time high of 0.208 % in 2010 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Ecuador's main peers, high-tech exports as a percentage of GDP in Brazil amounted to 0.340 %, 0.193 % in Colombia, < 0.001 % in Panama and 0.087 % in Peru in 2013.
Ecuador has been ranked 93rd within the group of 117 countries we follow in terms of high-tech exports as a percentage of GDP, 8 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
High-technology exports are products with high R&D intensity, such as in aerospace, computers, pharmaceuticals, scientific instruments, and electrical machinery.