Costa Rica Continues With The Highest Gasoline Prices In The Region

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica continues with the highest fuel prices in Central...

Costa Rica Records Decline In Remittances From the U.S.

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica has registered a decline in remittances from the United States,...

“I just told you: I do not know when I can pay you!”

I would have preferred not to hear that telephone conversation between a debtor and,...

Costa Rica Continues With Highest Fuel Prices In Central America

Fuel prices in Costa Rica and Central America are up, with Costa Rica having...

Central Bank Defends The Colon

(QCOSTARICA) In September the Central Bank (Banco Central de Costa Rica - BCCR) made...

New Measures to Control Rise In Dollar Exchange

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

Slow Depreciation of Costa Rica Colon Continues

(QCOSTARICA) The dollar exchange rate in the wholesale Mercado de Monedas Extranjeras (MONEX) market...

Costa Rica Slow Down in Dollar Loans

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

Simplified Process Results In 15,000 New Accounts For BCR

QCOSTARICA - The Banco de Costa Rica (BCR) reports the opening of 15,000 new...

The “New” Banking In Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Today, the Banco Nacional (BN) joins the Banco de Costa Rica (BCR), Grupo...

Proposal Would Lower Taxes Only Plug-in Electric Vehicles

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

Dollar Exchange Keeps Climbing

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

Eliminating High Value Notes Would Help Fight Crime?

Q24N - Large denomination bills, such as the 500 euros, US$100 and CA$1.000 (though...

FAC Expands Online Card-Processing Services

Payments technology company First Atlantic Commerce  (FAC)  has expanded its online card-processing services across...

Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Doubles

The balance of credit card debt doubled in the last eight years, going from...

In Costa Rica Fewer Checks, More Online Banking

The ease of making secure transactions with just one click, from the house, office...

Another Ruling in Favor of Protectionism, Sala IV Ratifies Ban On Rice Promotions

  In Costa Rica, the Constitutional Court or Sala IV has rejected an appeal of...

More Ticos Than Ever Are Travelling Abroad, Survey Reveals

Q COSTA RICA - The numbers are in, low airfares, the arrival of low-cost...

Bad News, Gas Prices Up

  Friday morning gasoline prices went up, ¢19 colones for a liter of regular and...

Full Time and Temporary Jobs Up For Grabs

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

“Outlet” and “Off-Price” Formats Growing in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - "Outlets" an "Off-Price" shopping is growing Costa Rica, retailers cashing in on...

Costa Rica Tops In Central America For Online Shopping

QCOSTARICA - While a small percentage in Costa Rica make only purchases, estimated around...

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...

Cost of Basic Food Basket Varies ¢27.000 Colones Between Supermarkets

Which is the most expensive supermarket in Costa Rica? Hands down, the winner is...

Dollar Crosses ¢600 Barrier

The dollar exchange  continued its rise this Friday, October 26, reaching above the ¢600...

Germany, Costa Rica To Avoid Double Tax Starting Jan 1

(QCOSTARICA) Global Tax News -  German's Finance Ministry on October 24 confirmed that the...

Electronic Banking Takes Force in Costa Rica

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

“Black Friday” Turns Into “Fin de Semana Negro”

QCOSTARICA - This year, in Costa Rica "Black Friday" has become Fin de Semana...

Costa Rica Urged To Adopt VAT (Value Added Tax)

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged Costa Rican...

Costa Rica: Personal Taxation

QCOSTARICA often gets inquiries about taxes in Costa Rica. For that we turned to...

Costa Rica’s Central Bank Says It Will Not Change Its Exchange Rate Policy

(QCOSTARICA) Despite constant complaints from the export sector, the Central Bank (Banco Central de...

NO To Fixing Rice Prices In Costa Rica

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

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