Costa Rica YoY Inflation to June 2017 is 1.77%

Q COSTA RICA - In June the consumer price index (CPI) rose by 0.08%,...

Costa Rica GDP Up 3.2% in 2017

The increase reported at the end of the fourth quarter of 2017 is mainly...

Costa Rica Strong Increase in the Financial Deficit

The financial deficit up to October 2017 reached 4.6% of GDP, above the 3.9%...

Costa Rica Readies To Attract More Cruises

Costa Rica set a goal of attracting more cruise ships to its ports, not...

Wastelectric To Invest US$390 million in Costa Rica to Convert Solid Waste Into Electricity

Within 30 months, Costa Rica could have the largest electric generating plant via gasification...

“Tramitomania” Costs The Country Jobs And Uncollected Taxes

The time spent on construction permits each year costs the country 5,284 homes and...

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...

Costa Rica Visitors Spending More

(QCOSTARICA) The Central Bank (Banco Central de Costa Rica - BCCR) says it registered...

Costa Rica 53rd In World Freest Economy

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica’s economic freedom score is 66.9, making its economy the 53rd...

Accenture To Expand Costa Rica Operations, Add 300 Jobs

COSTA RICA NEWS --From New York, President Luis Guillermo Solís, announced that Accenture, that...

U.S. Interception of Costa Rican Products With Pests Decreased

QCOSTARICA - According to data from the State Phytosanitary Service (SFE), part of the...

Wages In Costa Rica Rose 1.9%, Study Reveals

The Sistema Empresarial de Información Salarial (Salary Information Business System) survey reveals salaries in...

Costa Rica Has Become a Pineapple Pepublic.

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Until recently, bananas were the most important export product of...

Costa Rica Economy Slows Dow Due to Less Domestic Demand

QCOSTARICA - The Central Bank (Banco Central de Costa Rica)  has confirmed the decline...

Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Up 14%

The number of cards in circulation grew by 13% between January 2017 and the...

GNC Closes Costa Rica Stores For Dispute With the Ministry of Health

COSTA RICA BUSINESS NEWS - A number of alleged inconsistencies in regulations of the...

Mabe Restructuring in Costa Rica And Lays Off 350

Mabe, the Mexican-based global company, announced Tuesday it will no longer manufacture stoves in...

Interest Payments Stifling Costa Rica’s Public Finances

In Costa Rica, interest payments rose from 1.5% to 1.7% of GDP, and this...

Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Up 21%

Between April 2016 and April 2017, the balance of credit card debt in Costa...

Costa Rica’s Economy Projected To Grow 3.5% This Year

QCOSTARICA (CNNMoney) —Latin American currencies have plunged in value this year but Costa Rica...

Costa Rica Exported More Than US$3.3 Billion In Technology

Costa Rica exports in technology, information and communication (ICT) are valued at US$3.3 billion,...

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...

No Monkeying Around: Costa Rica Having A Good Banana Year So Far

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica banana sales up was 24% for first half of the year,...

Rise In Domestic Consumption Sustains Costa Rica Economy

(QCOSTARICA) A decline in foreign trade has been offset by the 4.33% increase in...

Costa Rica Year-on-Year Inflation up to May 2018 is 2%

In May, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) registered a negative monthly variation of 0.11%,...

The Impossible Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - The unemployment rate now reaches 10% in a population where 60% of...

Multinational Companies Generated 13,754 New Jobs in 2017 in Costa Rica

The Coalición Costarricense de Iniciativas de Desarrollo (CINDE) - Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency...

IMF: Time Is Running Out For Costa Rica

(Q24N) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is once again emphasizing Costa Rica for more...

Costa Rica Economic Activity Up 3%

The manufacturing industry and education services were the sectors that explained most of the...

Mexican Companies Have Invested Over US$1.6 Billion in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS - Mexican investment in Costa Rica exceeds US$1.6 billion dollars, with...

Zona Francas Choose The Centre of The Country For Growth

(qCOSTARICA) - The Free Trade Zone Regime (Zona Francas in Spanish) are a definite...

Costa Rica Economic Situation September 2015

QCOSTARICA - The Banco Central de Costa Rica (BCCR) - Costa Rica's Central Bank...

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