ICE Reports 1st. Quarter Loss Of ¢33 Billion Due To Exchange Rate Fluctuations

Q COSTA RICA - Like many in Costa Rica whose income is in colones...

An End To Excessive Perks For Government Employees Proposed

The majority of legislators declared war on a series of salary bonuses ("pluses salariales"...

Teleperformance Acquires Its Competitor Aegis

Paris-based outsourcing firm Teleperformance has agreed to acquire Aegis,  the business process management arm from...

Does the government have the money to pay the Aguinaldo for this 2018?

If you ask me today if I have it, I say no (...). There...

Strong Demand Pushes Up US Dollar Exchange

The strong demand for the US dollar that remains in the foreign exchange market,...

Costa Rica’s Agroexports Keep Slight Advantage Over Medical Devices

QCR BUSINESS - The value of exports from the agricultural sector remains slightly as...

Amazon Adds 1.000 New Jobs in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Amazon Support Services Costa Rica is hiring an additional 1.000...

Bacardi Opens New Shared Service Centre in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA BUSINESS NEWS - Bacardi, the largest privately held, family-owned spirits company in...

Exchange rate pressures would hide end of the year seasonality when the dollar tends to fall

Throughout the year, the dollar exchange market experiences seasonal effects as a result of...

Jobs, Jobs and More Jobs…As Established Companies Looking To Hire

Despite the general consensus of late among many that the business climate in Costa...

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 GDP Up 3.2% in 2017

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

Banks Throttle Back Slightly On The Dollar, As Spiral Upwads Continues

It's been a frantic week, a financial rollercoaster for the dollar exchange. In the...

Costa Rica YoY Inflation to June 2017 is 1.77%

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

New Measures to Control Rise In Dollar Exchange

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

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...

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...

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 Losses in the Agricultural Sector

84,000 hectares of crops were flooded and 67,000 kilos of trout and tilapia, 24,000...

“Tramitomania” Costs The Country Jobs And Uncollected Taxes

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

Accenture To Expand Costa Rica Operations, Add 300 Jobs

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

Costa Rica Visitors Spending More

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

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

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

Costa Rica 53rd In World Freest Economy

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

Costa Rica Has Become a Pineapple Pepublic.

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

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...

Costa Rica Economy Slows Dow Due to Less Domestic Demand

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

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 Credit Card Debt Up 14%

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

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...

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