Costa Rica YoY Inflation to June 2017 is 1.77%

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

Amazon Announces 700 New Jobs

QCOSTARICA - Amazon is looking to hire 700 people in the coming three months,...

Costa Rica Inflation Below 1%

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

Fourteen More Hotels in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA BUSINESS NEWS -- Between October 2013 and September 2014 permits to build...

Costa Rica Losses in the Agricultural Sector

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

Expomóvil 2015 Kicks Off With Record Number of Credit Applications

QCOSTARICA - Thousands left pessimism at the door of the Expomovil 2015, as more...

Tax Reform Apathy Results in Downgrade By Moody’s

  QCOSTARICA - Moody's Investors Service on February 8, 2016, changed the outlook on the...

Hacienda Looking To Replace Sales Tax With A Value Added Tax

COSTA RICA NEWS - The government of Luis Guillermo Solís is committed to lobbying...

Costa Rica Construction Up

(Q24N) The total square metres of construction registered during the first three months of...

Costa Rica Government Plans To Raise More Money On The Local Market

(QCOSTARICA)  In the second half of the year the Ministry of Finance (Ministerio de...

Costa Rica Food Industry in Trouble

QCOSTARICA - In order to reverse poor performance in 2014 companies in the sector...

President Solís Plans To “Unshackle” Costa Rica’s Dependence On U.S.

The administration of Luis Guillermo Solís is expected to turn away from a long-standing...

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...

Amazon Adds 1.000 New Jobs in Costa Rica

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

Costa Rica Exports Stagnant for 2014 Q1

Costa Rica's exports registered virtually no change in the first quarter of 2014 over...

Tax Evaders Targeted as Costa Rica Moves Past Downgrade

COSTA RICA NEWS -- (Bloomberg) Stung by a debt downgrade and company firings, Costa...

Costa Rica Dollar Credit Growing Again

QCOSTARICA - The stability shown by the exchange rate between January and March explains...

Costa Rica: When “Under Executing” Would Be Good

COSTA RICA BUSINESS NEWS -- "There are many ways to define populism, but perhaps...

Costa Rica: The Best Of Latin America in Global Test Of English As A Foreign Language (TOEFL

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica is the Latin American country whose citizens have the highest average...

Costa Rica Unemployment Rises to 10.3%

The unemployed population with respect to the labor force increased 1.2%, going from 9.1%...

Costa Rica Maintains Confidence in Commercial Real Estate

COSTA RICA NEWS - Over the next few months 17 local fast food and...

President Solis Fears Higher Unemployment, Accepts Some Of The Blame

(qCOSTARICA) A possible deterioration in employment opportunities, particularly among the poorest areas of the...

More Warnings Over Fiscal Deficit

Standard & Poor's maintained Costa Rica's debt rating at BB, but warned that it...

Fitch Revises Costa Rica’s Outlook To Negative; Affirms Ratings At ‘BB’

Fitch Ratings revised the rating of the Costa Rican economy from stable to negative,...

Costa Rica and It’s Unpayable Debt?

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

Costa Rica With Almost Zero Inflation

(QCOSTARICA) In July, the consumer price index (CPI) recorded a monthly variation of 0.93%,...

New Moín Terminal to Create 400 Jobs in Costa Rica

APM Terminals held a formal contract signing at the company’s global headquarters with the...

Costa Rica Tourism Big Business

Costa Rica tourism, foreign travel to the country,  generated US$4 billion dollars in income between...

Costa Rica Foreign Direct Investment Falls 21%

QCOSTARICA - The slowdown in economic activity in 2014 was also reflected in the...

Oscar Arias Unveils His Plan To Reduce The Country’s Fiscal Deficit

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Former president Oscar Arias joined the chorus of voices seeking...

Costa Rica to Issue US$4 billion in Foreign Markets

To avoid further pressure on local interest rates, the Ministry of Finance will be...

VAT Will Affects Construction Costs, Says CCC

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Employers say the value added tax of 13% on services...

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