Weekly Report - 30 September 2021 (WR-21-39)

ECUADOR: Lasso’s tax and labour reform bill ruled unconstitutional

Ecuador’s President Guillermo Lasso suffered a setback to his economic plans on 29 September, when the national assembly’s administrative council (CAL) ruled that a mega-bill to reform the tax system and labour regulations was unconstitutional. The government may still be able to secure the reforms by resubmitting its proposals as separate bills. Welding the tax and labour proposals together was a risky move, exposing the Lasso administration to flak from both the Left and the Right, and a change of strategy could increase the likelihood of at least one aspect of the rejected bill being approved.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 1169 words.

Subscribers: Log in now to read the full article

Not a Subscriber?

Choose from one of the following options

Intelligence Research Ltd.
167-169 Great Portland Street,
5th floor,
London, W1W 5PF - UK
Phone : +44 (0) 203 695 2790
You may contact us via our online contact form
Copyright © 2022 Intelligence Research Ltd. All rights reserved.