Dollar Exchange Takes A Dive This Week

The dollar exchange rate dropped almost ¢4 colones in less than a week, as...

Costa Rica Losses in the Agricultural Sector

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

Costa Rica Investors Like Bricks and Mortar

QBUSINESS - Stable returns is the main characteristic of real estate funds which in...

IMF Mission Concludes Visit to Costa Rica: “Unsustainable Fiscal Imbalance”

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The favourable conditions in the global economy allowed Costa...

Electronic Banking Takes Force in Costa Rica

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

IMF Tells Costa Rica To Act Fast To Reduce Deficit

The deputy-manager of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Naoyuki Shinohara, recommends Costa Rica move...

Printer Market in Costa Rica

From January to September 2017, companies in Costa Rica imported $62 million worth of...

Costa Rica Economic Situation September 2015

QCOSTARICA - The Banco Central de Costa Rica (BCCR) - Costa Rica's Central Bank...

Juan Valdez Opens Its Doors in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Colombia's Juan Valdez has opened its first coffee shop in the country. Located...

Costa Rica To Use Chemicals To Fight Roya (Coffee Rust)

In an effort to save crop for the 2013-2014 season, Costa Rican authorities say...

Year-End Reservations At 60%, Says Tourism Chamber

A study by the National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur) reveals that year-end reservations in...

Government Forced To Drop Price To Sell Confiscated Property

QCOSTARICA - The home of Alejandro Jiménez González, alias Palidejo, in the Altos de...

Patent term extensions in Costa Rica

Patent term extensions are available in Costa Rica as an adjustment of the patent...

A Pack of Kolbi With Your Kolbi Chip?

QCOSTARICA - The Tico blogger, El Infierno in Costa Rica, has pointed out a...

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...

Banks Required To Be Stricter With Dollar Loans

The Superintendencia General de Entidades Financieras (Sugef) is requiring banks to be more strict...

Ticos Air Files For Certification To Operate International Flights

Ticos Air, the new Costa Rican airline on Monday presented the relevant documentation to...

Corner Stores, Restaurants, Taxis and Gasoline Stations Are Exempt From Withholding on Card Payments

Correction: The previous report placed the withholding tax at 1.75%. COSTA RICA NEWS -- Pulperías...

Cognizant Opens Costa Rica Operation

Cognizant, a leading provider of information technology, business consulting, enterprise applications and business process...

‘Nobody Wants Costa Rica To Be Another Greece’, President Solis

  President Luis Guillermo Solis shakes off criticism following his Tuesday evening's television address to...

New “Low Cost” Airline For Central America

COSTA RICA NEWS -- The owners of Mexico's  low-cost airline VivaAerobus and Colombia's Viva...

Costa Rica’s Inflation Rose In February

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica's annual inflation fo February 2017 was 1.09%, the...

PEMCO expands to Costa Rica

PEMCO World Air Services announced a new Boeing 737 freighter conversion partnership with Cooperativa...

CINDE Recognized As Best Agency to Attract Investment in Latin America by Site Selection

  (QCOSTARICA) The Costa Rican investment promotion agency, CINDE, that woos multinational companies to settle...

Great Places To Work In Latin America

QCOSTARICA - Cisco, the information technology company, is tops among the best 25 multinational...

Fitch affirms Costa Rica’s ratings; outlook stable

(Reuters) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Costa Rica's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings...

Scotiabank Said to Weighing Bid for Citigroup Central America

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

“Tres Hermanas” Opens Boutique Butcher Store

(QBUSINESS) The restaurant chain "Tres Hermanas" has unveiled its "Carnicería Boutique" (Boutique Butcher) in...

Presidenta Chinchilla Says Ready To Act To Defend Currency

In an interview with Isabella Cota of Reuters on Thursday, Presidenta Laura Chinchilla said...

Hacienda Extends Consultation on Tax Reform

QCOSTARICA - The Ministry of Finance (Ministerio de Hacienda) has postponed until April 17...

Amazon Announces Expansion in Costa Rica, Creating 700 New Jobs

Amazon Support Services in Costa Rica announced it will be hiring 700 new workers,...

Retail Growing in Malls

(QCOSTARICA) So far in 2015 12 shopping centres have been opened, in different formats,...

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