Q+A-Risks to Ecuador oil, mining sectors amid unrest

- October 4th, 2010

On Thursday, Police protesters attacked Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa over austerity measures, leaving the leftist leader holed up in a hospital and plunging the OPEC nation into political chaos.

On Thursday, Police protesters attacked Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa over austerity measures, leaving the leftist leader holed up in a hospital and plunging the OPEC nation into political chaos.

The press release is quoted as saying:

Ecuador is one of the continent’s largest oil producers, but among the smallest in the oil producers’ cartel, with daily production of around 470,000 barrels of crude.

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