TRADE OFFICE OF ECUADOR IN CHICAGO
The Ministry of Production, Foreign Trade, Investments and Fisheries of Ecuador has three Trade Offices in the United States. Our goal is to facilitate trade between Ecuadorian exporters and interested importers of the United States, and attract potential investors for Ecuador’s many ongoing public and private projects.
MIDWEST & WEST USA
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 U.S. and European countries.
During 2012 and July 2018, he served as Trade Commissioner of the Trade Office of Ecuador in Spain known as Pro Ecuador which is part of the Ministry of Production, Foreign Trade, Investments and Fisheries, 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 and then since August 1st, 2020 as Trade Commissioner of Ecuador in los Angeles Office.
José L. Cabascango
Trade Commissioner of Ecuador
PRO ECUADOR - Viceministry for Export and Investment Promotion
8484 Wilshire Blvd. Suite #450
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
+1 310 341 3400
Santiago Benites, Trade Promotion Officer
+1 310 341 3400