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History of Relations
an official visit by the South African Ambassador accredited to Santiago in November
1993, South Africa established diplomatic relations with Ecuador on 19940922.
South African Representation in Ecuador
Representation in South Africa
H E Mr J F Larrea Mino
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Embassy of Ecuador
Visa Requirements for South Africans
None for South
African passport holders for a stay not exceeding 90 days. Visas are required
for longer stays for tourists, business and study purposes.
Yellow fever certificate.
Malaria - risk exists if
travelling below 1 500m - only chloroquin needed
Tetanus - immunisation
For further information go to Travelers' Health.
in coastal areas; rainy season from September to June; cool weather in interior
For up-to-date weather information click here.
to Dollar since September 2000.
For current exchange rates click here.
and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings
If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) at 012 351 1000.
Exports fall chiefly into the category of base metals. Imports
fall chiefly into the categories of machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical
equipment, and chemicals.
For current information on trade statistics between
South Africa and Ecuador, visit the website of the Department
of Trade, Industry and Competition of South Africa.
Groups and Information