High-tech exports as a percentage of total exports reached 0.259 % in 2013 in Ecuador, according to World Bank. This is 30.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, high-tech exports as a percentage of total exports in Ecuador reached an all time high of 0.745 % in 2010 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Ecuador's main peers, high-tech exports as a percentage of total exports in Brazil amounted to 2.70 %, 1.08 % in Colombia and 0.367 % in Peru in 2013.
Ecuador has been ranked 83rd within the group of 104 countries we follow in terms of high-tech exports as a percentage of total exports, 6 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.