Other European nations soon followed the Portuguese lead, inserting themselves into the existing Asian maritime trade network to compete with ArabChineseIndianand Japanese merchants in intra-regional commerce.
This made the sucre equal to Gold par was 10 sucres per pound sterling2. The law also made the sovereign legal tender.
They were joined by two new issuing banks. Banco del Pichincha, Quito, issued notes for 1, 5, 10, and 20 sucres from Banco del Azuay, Cuenca, issued notes from for 1, 2, 5, and 10 sucres.
The price of silver rose and its export was embargoed. The exchange rate remained at par 2. The government established a complete monopoly on foreign bills of exchange.
Late in the free market rate fell to 5.
The government took draconian measures, requiring exporters to surrender foreign exchange earnings at a rate set by the Exchange Commission 3. The government struggled with the foreign exchange problem until the sucre was finally stabilized in at 5 sucres per US dollar.
There were then six banks of issue: Its main task was to assume control of the notes and metallic reserves of the six private banks of issue, and to withdraw their notes in exchange for notes of its own.
Caja began exchanging private banknotes for notes of its own in Decembercontinuing its operations until August 12, Ecuadorian gold was recoined at Birmingham, silver at Philadelphia. Paper[ edit ] Private banknotes ceased to circulate after This was a provisional series to prepare for a central bank of issue.
El Banco Central del Ecuador, Sociedad Anonima released notes for 5, 10, 20, 50, and sucres in These notes had a gold redemption clause, e. Coin[ edit ] The great variety in type and size of the copper and nickel coins introduced between and was awkward and confusing, so they were all replaced by coins minted at Philadelphia and dated Ecuadorian sucre The gold exchange standard was suspended February 8, Exchange controls were adopted April 30 and the official rate was fixed at 5.
After the price of silver rose above the nominal value of most silver coins in the s, Ecuador embargoed the export of silver May 17, This was followed by numerous adjustments to the foreign exchange system as the sucre continued to depreciate.
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