Dollar Exchange Continues Its Upward Climb

The Banco Central de Costa Rica (BCCR) - Central Bank - intervened Wednesday with...

Outsourcing Logistics Services in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA BUSINESS - There is growing confidence by businesses to delegate work to...

Another Major US Company Closing Doors in Costa Rica: 550 To Be Laid Off

COSTA RICA NEWS - StarTek, a leading provider of business process outsourcing services is...

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...

Banco Nacional and BCR lower rates and facilitate moving loans from dollars to colones

State banks, the Banco Nacional (BN) and Banco de Costa Rica (BCR), in a...

U.S. Keeps Costa Rica in Suspense Over Request For Tariff Exemptions On Aluminum and Steel Exports

The US government keeps Costa Rica and its steel and aluminum exporters in suspense....

87% of Small and Medium Businesses In Costa Rica Unaware Of The Rate Per KWh Consumption

(QCOSTARICA) A total of 87% of small and medium entrepreneurs in Costa Rica do...

Costa Rica With Almost Zero Inflation

(QCOSTARICA) In July, the consumer price index (CPI) recorded a monthly variation of 0.93%,...

Costa Rica Second In The Region In Imports of Cellular Phones

The acceptance of new technologies and quick consumer response to new product offers are...

Taxation Evaluating Asking The U.S. For Information On Airbnb Hosts in Costa Rica

Although Airbnb has offered to collect the sales tax for transactions made on rentals...

Rise In Domestic Consumption Sustains Costa Rica Economy

(QCOSTARICA) A decline in foreign trade has been offset by the 4.33% increase in...

Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Grows 23%

The number of cards in circulation in the country grew by 9% between July...

Costa Rican Trade-investment Office Opens in Seoul

Following the signing of a free trade agreement between South Korea and Central American...

Costa Rica to Import 25,000 Tons Of Duty-Free Beans

The government is preparing a decree of a shortage in order to authorize the...

Drop In Vehicle Imports Affects Tax Revenue Collection

The decrease in vehicle import last year has resulted in a contraction in the...

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...

Gasoline Prices To Drop

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

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...

Costa Rica Businesses Offer Their Products On Amazon

Eighty Costa Rican companies have already integrated into Amazon's online sales, through a program...

Costa Rica Construction Sector Grew 4.2% in 2016

Q COSTA RICA - The number of constructions works in Costa Rica grew by...

Prime Rate Drops to 8.6%

The Banco Central (Central Bank) today has reduced the Tasa Básica Pasiva  (Prime Rate)...

Dollar Exchange in Costa Rica

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

Costa Rica’s Attorney General Says Recope Does Not Have Monopoly on Natural Gas

The Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope) does not have a monopoly on the import,...

Costa Rica Colon Rose ¢10 During The Last Week

The dollar exchange rose ¢10.61 in the last week. The dollar exchange as set...

Costa Rican Plastics Firm Heads For Nicaragua

COSTA RICA NEWS - A company producing polyethylene products has closed part of its...

Pizza Hut Celebrates Opening of Restaurant in 100th Country with Special Delivery to Summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro

QCOSTARICA - With Costa Rica the second "international market", Pizza Hut recently celebrated the...

Costa Rica Should Move Towards De-dollarization of the Economy, Central Bank President

QCOSTARICA - The president of the Central Bank of Costa Rica (Banco Central de...

More Motorcycles from China and India in Central America

QBUSINESS - In 2016 Central American countries imported US$420 million worth of motorcycles, and...

Equifax Announces 400 New Jobs For Costa Rica Operations

QCOSTARICA - Equifax Inc., the multinational company in the financial services sector, will be...

Costa Rica’s Recope tenders to buy MTBE

Costa Rica's state refinery, the Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (RECOPE) launched a tender to buy...

Import of New Cars Reaches A Record High

COSTA RICA NEWS - The import of new cars hit a record 34.000 units...

Nicaragua Annual Inflation up to March 2017 is 3.66%

TODAY NICARAGUA – The monthly variation in March was 0.12%, mainly explained by the...

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