New Measures to Control Rise In Dollar Exchange

The Banco Central de Costa Rica (BCCR) or Central Bank has raised the monetary...

Dollar Exchange Rate Keeps Increasing in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - In the last couple of weeks the Banco Central de...

No Change in Unemployment in Costa Rica

The working-age population has increased, offsetting an increase in the employed population, with the...

Costa Rica Economic Outlook Up To May

THE Q - Although the gradual process of credit dedollarization continues, the Central Bank...

Costa Rica Sustainable Model & Investment Opportunities

Q BUSINESS - The Business Year (TBY) gathered together three prominent businessmen in Costa...

Nicaragua’s economy is growing, but the poor may be falling behind

TODAY NICARAGUA – The International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s recent assessment of Nicaragua reinforces the...

Nicaragua Annual Inflation up to March 2017 is 3.66%

TODAY NICARAGUA – The monthly variation in March was 0.12%, mainly explained by the...

Prospects for Financial Companies in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA BUSINESS - After closing 2016 with a 37% drop in profits,...

U.S. Companies May Be Forced To Shut Down Costa Rica Call Centers

Q COSTA RICA - A bill in the U.S. Congress aims to force call...

Costa Rica’s Inflation Rose In February

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica's annual inflation fo February 2017 was 1.09%, the...

Costa Rica Exonerates Millions of Dollars In Fuel Tax To Airlines

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica exonerated US$226 million dollars (¢128.501 billion colones at...

Another Megaport For Limón

Q COSTA RICA - A rumour that has been in the streets of port...

RECOPE Proposes Weekly Fuel Price Adjustments

Q COSTA RICA - Perhaps a public outcry, calling for the government to open...

Costa Rica Casts Its Net Wider for Investment as Deficit Widens

Q24N via Washington Post (Bloomberg) -- Costa Rica is looking to the vast reserves...

IMF Mission Concludes Visit to Costa Rica: “Unsustainable Fiscal Imbalance”

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The favourable conditions in the global economy allowed Costa...

IMF Mission Concludes Visit to Costa Rica

PRESS RELEASE - A Concluding Statement describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at...

Dec 26 and Jan 2 NOT A Holiday In Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - Many were confused Monday by a report in La...

Hard Struggle for Costa Rica’s Commercial Sector

Commercial activity grew in 2016 driven by subsectors such as automobiles, although brakes were...

Costa Rica Takes Gold For Most Prosperous In Central America, According to CNN Español (Video)

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica, the land of "Pura Vida",  takes the gold...

Labour Participation Still Falling in Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) In the third quarter the national net labour participation rate fell by 3%...

Costa Rica Inflation Remains Near Zero

The groups with the greatest contribution to the CPI in October 2016 and were...

Protecting The Purse Strings: Hacienda Restricts Import of New Cars To Avoid Falling Tax Value

(QCOSTARICA) Avoiding a fall in fiscal (tax) values, the Ministry of Finance (Ministerio de...

Costa Rica’s National Convention Centre Project On The Stumbling Blocks

(QCOSTARICA) For the fourth time the office of the Comptroller General has returned without...

Costa Rica Looks to Stave Off ‘Ratings Downgrade’ With Tax Increase

(Bloomberg) Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis called on lelgislators to approve tax increases...

President Solis In South Korea, His 13th Trip Abroad So Far This Year

(QCOSTARICA) On Tuesday, President Luis Guillermo Solis began a four-day trip to South Korea...

Costa Rica Projecting Decline in Coffee Production

(QCOSTARICA) The national coffee harvest for the 2016-2017 season is expected to see a...

215 New Motorcycles A Day Are Registered

(QCOSTARICA) Between January and June 2016 almost 39,000 new motorcycles were registered in the...

Thousands of Jobs and Millions in Foreign Investment At Risk in Costa Rica If Trump Wins

QCOSTARICA - U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump's promise to limit foreign operations raises concerns...

Costa Rica and It’s Unpayable Debt?

QCOSTARICA - The Costa Rica economy is a time bomb, where increased debt accelerates...

Amazon Looking To Hire 1,500 To Expand Costa Rica Operations

(QCOSTARICA) Great news for those looking for work or to improve their current, Amazon.com...

Costa Rica Inflation Below 1%

In August the Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded a monthly variation of 0.03%, putting...

Threats to Credit for Construction

In Costa Rica the index of activity in the construction sector has had 4...

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