“La Sele” Success Good For Business

COSTA RICA NEWS - Costa Rica's participation in the World Cup in Brazil has...

Fitch Takes Rating Actions on Costa Rican Private Banks

QCOSTARICA BUSINESS - Fitch Takes Rating Actions on Costa Rican Private Banks Following Peer...

Barclays tells investors to exchange their Costa Rican bonds for Salvadorans

Barclays international bank told its investors on Thursday through a report that it would...

Costa Rica’S Autopistas del Sol Issues Landmark Project Bonds

QMONEY - Two international law firms, Jones Day (US) and BLP (UK), have helped...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart,...

Do Not Fall “Victim” To Credit or Debit Card Surcharges

Q COSTA RICA - A practice that is more common than you think, although...

Tax Man Will Maintain 15% Withholding On Interest Earned By Foreigners

Q COSTA RICA - The Ministerio de Hacienda (Ministry of Finance) says it will...

Dollar Exchange Rates Drops, Basic Interest Rate Increases

COSTA RICA BUSINESS NEWS - Although we are no seeing drastic fluctuations, the dollar...

Costa Rica Still Has Zero Inflation

QCOSTARICA - Despite the slight monthly increase of 0.19% in the consumer price index...

Costa Rica: Rise of Bank Credit in 2015

QCOSTARICA -- Bank entities estimate that in 2015 they granted, on average, between 15%...

Costa Rica Connection To The ICIJ Offshore Leaks Database

QCOSTARICA - Find out who’s behind almost 320,000 offshore companies and trusts from the...

Costa Rica Central Bank Simplifies Process of Opening A Bank Account

QCOSTARICA - Making it easier to open a bank account and obtain a debit...

Big Drop In Gasoline Prices Expected For Next Month

QCOSTARICA - Get ready for a big drop in gasoline prices, coming this way...

Correos de Costa Rica Accelerates Delivery of Packages from China

(QCOSTARICA) Package delivery from China will be a priority for the Correos de Costa...

U.S. Dollar Exchange Pushes Past ¢590

The U.S. dollar exchange continued its upward climb today, the sell posted at ¢590...

Low-Income Costa Ricans Prefer Cash

QCOSTARICA - Low-income Costa Ricans prefer cash for their purchases, reveals the study National...

Why Are Costa Ricans Not Willing To Pay Taxes?

Q COSTA RICA / Why are Costa Ricans reluctant to pay taxes? What are...

Coffee Shops Booming in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Local businesses and international franchises are looking to differentiate themselves focusing on...

Costa Rica President Doesn’t See Need to Devalue Currency

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis discusses the country's economic growth prospects...

Muthoot Group acquires resort in Costa Rica

Muthoot Leisure and Hospitality Services (MLHS), an arm of Muthoot Group, today said it...

What Will Happen With The Rise In The Dollar Exchange?

The increases in the dollar exchange rate surprised many this week, who were confident...

Dollar Exchange Rate Expected To Move Starting In August

In a few months, the dollar exchange is expected to move, though experts are...

Costa Rica Effective Dollar Rate Goes Up

The effective rate in dollars went up to 2.13% from 2.01% last week, while...

It’s MARCHAMO Time!

(QCOSTARICA) It's that time of year again. It snuck up quickly this year, November...

Central Bank has used $1.1 billion of reserves to avoid abrupt increases in the price of the dollar

The Banco Central de Costa Rica (BCCR) - Central Bank of Costa - reported...

Ticos Pawning Their Smart TV and Screens Now That the World Games Are Over

COSTA RICA NEWS - Following La Sele's loss to The Netherlands on July 5,...

GATCA To Come After FACTA

(qCOSTARICA) As the region gets ready to start complying with the US law, theForeign...

Costa Rica Continues With Highest Gasoline Prices In The Region

Q COSTA RICA - The volatility of international prices of fuels in the oil...

Supermarket Chains Ready With Discounts For Semana Santa Shopping

Q COSTA RICA - Supermarket chains in Costa Rica are ready for Semana Santa,...

Hacienda (Taxation) Confirms Internet Purchases Of Up To US$500 Are Tax Exempt

The Ministerio de Hacienda (Ministry of Finance) confirmed, through a statement issued today (November...

Caution When Using An ATM in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - We can't stress this enough, especially this time of year...

Another Gas Price Drop On The Way

The State refinery, Recope, presented this Friday a request for a price drop in...

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