Latest Gas Price Hike Took Effect This Morning

  QCOSTARICA - Filling your tank this morning costs more, with the latest hike in...

Costa Rica’s Central Bank Says It Has Enough Reserves To Defend Intervention of Exchange Rate

The dollar exchange held steady today following yesterday's increase to almost ¢550 colones, due...

MEIC Detects False Promotions in Supermarkets

COSTA RICA NEWS - Not reading the price label and closely examining the savings...

Historic Drop In Gasoline Prices Takes Effect Today

  QCOSTARICA - A predicted by the Q, the price of gasoline did in fact...

Semana Santa in Costa Rica No Longer Means Closed Stores

While government offices and state institutions like ICE, INS and AyA are closed this...

Dollar Exchange Keeps Climbing

The dollar exchange keeps pushing up. After an increase of more than ¢10 colones...

September Is A Month of Bargains in Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) September is around the corner and so are the deals at local merchants,...

Dollar Exchange Rate Keeps Climbing, It Has Already Reached ¢595

Q COSTA RICA - The Colon exchange rate against the U.S. dollar continues its...

Costa Rica Announces US$93 Million in Soft Loans

(QCOSTARICA) - Six financial institutions have been authorized to provide loans under the conditions...

Full Time and Temporary Jobs Up For Grabs

Looking for work or a better job or career? Ekono is holding four job fairs...

Gasoline Prices Drop ¢68 A Litre

COSTA RICA NEWS - Great news everyone, this morning, the price of a litre...

Dollar Exchange in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - After more than two years of virtual immobility, the dollar started a...

Dollar Loans Getting More Expensive

(QCOSTARICA) Concerned about the risks involved with the high degree of dollarization of...

Electronic Banking Takes Force in Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Banks in Costa Rica are making more digital tools available to its customers...

Housing Loans Figures: Costa Ricans Borrow More To Build Homes

(QCOSTARICA) In a report by El Financiero reveals that 38% of total bank lending...

Loans in Dollars in Costa Rica Get More Expensive

(QCOSTARICA) Arguing an attempt to control credit growth in dollars, the Central Bank will...

Scotiabank Said to Weighing Bid for Citigroup Central America

(QCOSTARICA) It is said the businesses of Citigroup Central America could be valued at...

Economists: “Dollar Exchange Rate Should Close The Year at 565 Colones”

(QCOSTARICA) The variation in the (U.S.) dollar exchange rate is one of the instruments...

NO To Fixing Rice Prices In Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - The Comisión para la Promoción de la Competencia (Coprocom) -...

Wage Costs vs. Productivity in Central America

QCOSTARICA - In Honduras and Nicaragua the cost that a company must take on...

New Bank For Women Allocates US$2 Million Dollars in Credit In First Month

QCOSTARICA - The new bank for women by the Banco de Costa Rica (BCR),...

Proposal Would Lower Taxes Only Plug-in Electric Vehicles

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica wants to stimulate the sale and use of electric or...

Error In Wholesale Currency Exchange System Allowed Someone To Purchase U.S. Dollars At ¢5.555 colones

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - How would you like to buy one U.S. dollar...

Dollar Exchange Rose ¢12 During The Week

The average price for one dollar in the Monex Wholesale market closed Firday at...

Regulator Proposes Limitations on Bank Loans

Q COSTA RICA - The General Superintendency of Financial Institutions (SUGEF) is proposing banks...

Gas Price Drop Approved

COSTA RICA NEWS -- The Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos (Aresep) approved a...

Dollar Exchange Keeps Climbing, Surpassing ¢530 Thursday

The dollar exchange continues its upward trend, closing Thursday at ¢529.39 for the buy...

Bus Operators Fined For Overcharging Customers

COSTA RICA NEWS - For overcharging a customer ¢410 colones,  it will cost the...

Banco Nacional Will Use Face Recognition For Online Banking

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica's state bank, the Banco Nacional (BNCR) said it will be...

Dollar Hits Costa Rican Exporters

QCOSTARICA - The overvaluation of the Colon against the US dollar is hurting the...

Costa Rica Travel Agencies Excluded From 2% Deduction

QCOSTARICA - The Ministerio de Hacienda (Ministry of Finance) has announced that tour operators and...

Costa Rica Slow Down in Dollar Loans

As of September of this year, the bank loan portfolio granted to the private...

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