Who we are?
The Association of Banana Exporters of Ecuador (AEBE) represents 70% of the banana exports of the country number one in banana exports worldwide (Ecuador) promoting the competitiveness and sustainability of the banana industry.
Today, AEBE continues to increase its number of partners with 43 main partners, representing 70% of Ecuador's exportable offer, and 47 adherents, thus having representatives throughout the supply chain.
The Banana Commercialization and Export Association “ACORBANEC” is a strictly non-profit civil organization under private law, established by Resolution No. MCE-CJAJ-2016-0004-R in the Ministry of Foreign Trade under cover of the provisions of article 14 of the Regulation for the operation of the Unified Information System of Social and Citizen Organizations, codified and amended by Executive Decree 739 of August 12, 2015, and therefore will be governed by said regulations, as well as by the present Statute, the Internal Regulations and the legal norms that are applicable, by reason of its activity.
The Regional Corporation of Ecuadorian Banana Growers (AGROBAN) is a non-profit union of banana growers founded in 1996. It was created to provide services to its members by applying the concept of associativity, for the benefit of individual, institutional and community activities. The institutional purpose encompasses the provision of services, innovation tools, technology transfer, education and training focused on optimizing production and achieving sustainability.
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THE COMMON HORIZON
The Ecuadorian banana industry faces multiple challenges that require a joint strategic vision of all participants in the banana value chain, to design sustainability and competitiveness policies, with a process of continuous improvement that must adapt to the dynamics of change that technology and markets constantly impose.
Contribute to the competitiveness and sustainability of the value chain of the Ecuadorian banana industry, strengthening its capacity for collaboration and innovation.
To be the benchmark conglomerate for all industries linked to the strengthening of the Ecuadorian banana producer-exporter sector, seeking optimization of competitive advantages.
Why a cluster?
The banana export in Ecuador is the flagship of Ecuadorian exports and the support of a large part of its links in the value chain. Let's go over the numbers:
All this without entering the micro-economic impact of rural economies in the provinces where the banana is produced and even more if we add other musaceae.
The entire economy of scale that allows you that volume of cargo and production not only for export but for the entire national economy
350 MILLION CARDBOARD BOXES
6500 WEEKLY EXPORT CONTAINERS
THOUSANDS OF TONS OF PLASTIC AND AGRICULTURAL SUPPLIES
250,000 WORK PLACES (DIRECT AND INDIRECT)
THOUSANDS OF TRANSPORTATION UNITS THAT MOVE WITH THE THREE BILLION DOLLARS OF THE BANANA.