Consumption of Non-Traditional Meats Growing in Costa Rica

In Costa Rica, producers of buffalo, rabbit and lamb meat sell their products through...

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...

The Four Types of Consumers in Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Smart, listless, experimentalist and demanding, or satisfied, are the four types of Costa...

Cost Ricaa Autoparts US$200 Million Market

In 2017 imports of vehicle parts in Costa Rica totaled close to US$200 million,...

IHOP Looking For Partners In Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - The chain International House of Pancakes (IHOP) is looking for...

Costa Rica Economic Activity Up 3.5%

The performance of the construction sector at the end of the year explained the...

China-Costa Rica Economic Zone Under Discussion

“We’d like to see more Chinese investment in Costa Rica,” says Costa Rica's Trade...

Ticos Air Files For Certification To Operate International Flights

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

Central America, Colombia and The Needle Trade

Q BUSINESS - Two Colombian companies in the textile and apparel sector are expanding...

Costa Rica: The Surity Bond Market

COSTA RICA BUINESS - Insurers have started to issue these policies which compete with...

Radio Shack Costa Rica Will Continue Despite Possible Closure In The U.S.

QCOSTARICA - While RadioShack in the United States is preparing to shut down the...

Gasoline To Be More Expensive In May

Q COSTA RICA - On Monday the Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope) made the...

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 Rica Entrepreneurs Distance Themselves From Main Union

QCOSTARICA - Traders, industrialists and entrepreneurs in the agro sector disagree with the position...

KFC In Costa Rica Getting A Facelift; New Locations

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

Costa Rica: Annual Inflation up to March 3.05%

QCOSTARICA - A slight slowdown was seen compared with the data for February, inflation...

Costa Rica Compensates Uruguay and Argentina

QCOSTARICA - Uruguay and Argentina have been granted import quotas for rice and wine...

What is the “Usury Rate” in Costa Rica?

QCOSTARICA - The Solis administration is relaunching a bill which aims to set the...

ExpoCasa 2014 Kicks Off Tomorrow

COSTA RICA NEWS - The 2014 edition of ExpoCasa, the annula housing fair, kicks...

Colombian Business Continue Their Landing in Costa Rica

The implementation of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two countries, has meant...

Costa Rica Considers Anti-Tax Evasion Bill

A bill containing measures to combat tax evasion is close to being endorsed by...

Economy To Grow Less That 4% Forcast

According to the Banco Central (Central Bank), Costa Rica's economy will grow less than...

New Currency Exchange to be Chosen for Juan Santamaría (San José) Airport

QCOSTARICA - Following the ending of the contract with the company Consorcio Exact Change,...

Hacienda (Taxation) Confirms Internet Purchases Of Up To US$500 Are Tax Exempt

The Ministerio de Hacienda (Ministry of Finance) confirmed, through a statement issued today (November...

Rise in the Price of the US Dollar in Costa Rica

A rebound in demand for US dollars explains the increase of just over 5.36...

Costa Rica: Personal Taxation

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

President Solis Fears Higher Unemployment, Accepts Some Of The Blame

(qCOSTARICA) A possible deterioration in employment opportunities, particularly among the poorest areas of the...

Tax fraud to keep the IRS busy long past April

(Q24N from LAtimes.com) Three things are certain in life. Death and taxes are two...

Costa Rica Market Makers Revived

QCCOSTARICA - Public consultation is being undertaken for the reform the regulation of Market...

Costa Rica Continues On List Of Piracy Paradises

A report from the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) keeps Costa...

Manitoba (Canada) Premier Might Be On Hook For “Luxury Tax” On Costa Rica Vacation Home

Manitoba's premier, Brian Pallister, has failed to reassess the value of his tropical vacation home...

Government Proposes To Charge A 15% Tax For Using Services Like Netflix

Intent on solving the country's current financial problems, the government today (Thursday) presented to...

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