U.S. Dollar Exchange Pushes Past ¢590

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

Central Bank Defends The Colon

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

Costa Rica Slow Down in Dollar Loans

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

Proposal Would Lower Taxes Only Plug-in Electric Vehicles

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

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...

Full Time and Temporary Jobs Up For Grabs

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

Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Doubles

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

Slow Depreciation of Costa Rica Colon Continues

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

FAC Expands Online Card-Processing Services

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

Bad News, Gas Prices Up

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

Dollar Exchange Keeps Climbing

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

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...

Eliminating High Value Notes Would Help Fight Crime?

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

More Ticos Than Ever Are Travelling Abroad, Survey Reveals

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

Costa Rica Continues With Highest Fuel Prices In Central America

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

“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...

Costa Rica: Personal Taxation

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

Germany, Costa Rica To Avoid Double Tax Starting Jan 1

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

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

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

Electronic Banking Takes Force in Costa Rica

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

Costa Rica Base Rate Drops to 7.20%

QCOSTARICA - After having stood at 7.25% last week, the passive base rate has...

Financial Education in Costa Rica

In Costa Rica, a large part of the population still has inadequate or no...

NO To Fixing Rice Prices In Costa Rica

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

Half of New Vehicles Sold In Costa Rica Are Financed

Q COSTA RICA - Here is something that is of no surprise to most...

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...

Correos de Costa Rica Accelerates Delivery of Packages from China

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

Price Increases In Foods And Soft Drinks For January Highest in Four Years

QCOSTARICA - Prices of food and soft drinks reported last month, had the biggest...

Dollar Exchange Rates Drops, Basic Interest Rate Increases

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

TRENDING - 10 MOST POPULAR

LATEST