TRADE OFFICE OF ECUADOR IN CHICAGO
The Trade Office of Ecuador in Chicago is one of the four offices that PRO ECUADOR has successfully established in the United States. Our goal is to facilitate trade between Ecuadorian exporters and interested importers from the Midwest Region of the United States, and attract potential investors for Ecuador’s many ongoing public and private projects.
MIDWEST, USA - (12 states)
JOSE LUIS CABASCANGO – TRADE COMMISSIONER OF ECUADOR IN CHICAGO
Several Master Degrees carried out in Ecuadorian and foreign universities in international relations, business administration, SME management, territorial planning and regional development. Managerial experience in public and private institutions related to social matters, planning, promotion of commercial competitiveness and exports. Participation in projects with the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB, and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation, AECID, on topics related to productive development and integral development plans with a commercial emphasis.
In the private sector, since a very young age, he has worked as an independent entrepreneur, managing commercial relationships with US and European countries.
During 2012 and July 2018, he served as the Trade Commissioner of the Trade Office of Ecuador in Spain known as Pro Ecuador, achieving in this period to diversify the presence of Ecuadorian products, substantially increasing the level of imports, as well as, improving the level of investments of Spanish companies towards Ecuador. As of August 1st, of 2018, he accepted the position of Ecuador’s Trade Commissioner in Chicago.
875 N Michigan, Suite 1320, Chicago, IL 60611
Jose Luis Cabascango, Trade Commissioner
Cristina Romero, Investment Promotion Officer
Santiago Benites, Trade Promotion Officer