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Wednesday 24 May 2017

Costa Rica to Import More Beans To Meet Domestic Demand

Q COSTA RICA - Due to the effects of El Niño, Costa Rica will be forced to import...

More Investment In Costa Rica For Cargill

Q COSTA RICA - The multinational food company Cargill not only ratified investments in Costa Rica by 2020,...

Costa Rica, Second Most Prosperous Country in Latin America

Q COSTA RICA - The Legatum Prosperity Index 2016 ranked Costa Rica in the top five Latin America's...

Costa Rica Exonerates Millions of Dollars In Fuel Tax To Airlines

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica exonerated US$226 million dollars (¢128.501 billion colones at the current exchange rate)...

GlaxoSmithKline Announces Relocation Of Costa Rica Manufacturing Plant

Q COSTA RICA - GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) will be moving from Costa Rica its manufacturing plant and 150 jobs...

Guanacaste Becomes A Magnet For Supermarkets in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA  - The arrival of large numbers of tourists in Guanacaste is one of the factors...

Central Bank Hikes Interest Rates

Q COSTA RICA - After last week's decline,  Thursday  morning  (February 16) the Banco Central de Costa Rica...

You’re Fired! The Making Of An Entrepreneur

Q24N (Forbes.com) - It’s January 5th, 2009 the first trading day of the new year. I’m Co-Head of...

Costa Rica Continues With Highest Gasoline Prices In The Region

Q COSTA RICA - The volatility of international prices of fuels in the oil market persists, being the...

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

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

Costa Rica Unemployment Remains at 9.5%

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica's unemployment rate remained at 9.5% at the end of the last quarter...

Gasoline Prices To Drop

Q COSTA RICA - Good news for drivers, gasoline prices may drop by the end of the month,...

Costa Rica Motorcycle Sales Slow Down

(Q COSTA RICA) The union of importers of motorcycles has reported that in 2016 sales grew by 19%,...

Costa Rica Breaks Record In Banana Exports

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica is breaking records. Earlier this week we learned of the record 2.9...

Opposition to Changes To The Costa Rica – Colombia Trade Agreement Conditions

Q COSTA RICA - The Costa Rica food and industry expressed their opposition to any changes to the...

Another Megaport For Limón

Q COSTA RICA - A rumour that has been in the streets of port city of Limón for...

Costa Rica Interest Rates Continue to Rise

Q COSTA RICA BUSINESS - The Passive Base Rate (Tasa Básica Pasiva in Spanish) rose from 4.55% to...

Tourism Operators and Tax Man In Conflict Over Sales Tax On Recreation

Q COSTA RICA  - The Cámara Nacional de Turismo (Canatur)  - National Chamber of Tourism  - denounced that...

PriceSmart Announces New Store Location For Costa Rica, To Be Built In Santa Ana

Q BUSINESS - PriceSmart, the U.S.-style membership shopping warehouse clubs in Latin America and the Caribbean, is growing...

RECOPE Proposes Weekly Fuel Price Adjustments

Q COSTA RICA - Perhaps a public outcry, calling for the government to open the fuel market and...

Barriers to Business in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA  / The procedures for obtaining operating permits and municipal licenses are the things that cause...

CSI Announces Closure Of Suttle Costa Rica Production Plant

Q COSTA RICA (BUSINESS WIRE)  Communications Systems (ommsystems.com), a global provider of connectivity infrastructure and services for deployments...

Why Bitcoin Matters More Than The President

(Q24N) By Jeffrey Tucker. It’s like clockwork. When the price of Bitcoin (the dollar exchange rate) goes up,...

Tigo Prepares To Enter Costa Rica Mobile Market

Q COSTA RICA / Costa Rica may soon have a fourth Mobile Services Provider, as Tigo (Millicom) is...

Casa Blanca On Financial Downslide

Q COSTA RICA  BUSINESS / Costa Rica's retail industry is highly competitive, retailers must monitor daily the needs...

Why Are Costa Ricans Not Willing To Pay Taxes?

Q COSTA RICA / Why are Costa Ricans reluctant to pay taxes? What are the consequences of such...

Costa Rica Casts Its Net Wider for Investment as Deficit Widens

Q24N via Washington Post (Bloomberg) -- Costa Rica is looking to the vast reserves of the United Arab...

KFC In Costa Rica Getting A Facelift; New Locations

Q COSTA RICA BUSINESS - Costa Ricans love chicken. And to feed the hunger, KFC in Costa Rica...

The Basic Points Of The New Corporations Tax Law

Q COSTA RICA - If the draft Ley de Impuesto a las Personas Jurídicas (Corporations Tax Law) has...

Costa Rica Makes Pro-Business Data Protection Changes

(Bna.com) Costa Rica has introduced a series of changes to its personal data protection legislation that have the...

Deadline Extended for Registration of Foreign Workers

Q COSTA RICA - The Government of Costa Rica will give a new extension, this time up to...

People Renting Houses and Apartments For Less Than A Month Must Pay Sales And Income Tax

Q COSTA RICA - Rentals of houses, apartments and condominiums for a period of less than one month...