Costa Rica’s Recope tenders to buy MTBE

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

Wage Costs vs. Productivity in Central America

QCOSTARICA - In Honduras and Nicaragua the cost that a company must take on...

More Motorcycles from China and India in Central America

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

Costa Rica: A Step Backwards for Debt Issuance

Arguing that the financial conditions and the term of the operation were not adequate,...

Costa Rica Has Become a Pineapple Pepublic.

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Until recently, bananas were the most important export product of...

Costa Rica Dairy Headed For China

Costa Rica has obtained authorization from China's top quality watchdog to export dairy product...

There are Now 16 Real Estate Frauds in Nosara

Currently a criminal band is stealing or buying the properties they hire someone else...

Now That Bitcoins Are Worth More Than Their Weight in Gold, Is It Time For Central Banks To Make Their Own?

(Q24N) The history of gold trading can be traced back hundreds of years while...

Big Gas Price Hike Approved To Take Effect Next Week

QCOSTARICA - Tighten your belt, a gas price increase is on the way next...

ICE Reports 1st. Quarter Loss Of ¢33 Billion Due To Exchange Rate Fluctuations

Q COSTA RICA - Like many in Costa Rica whose income is in colones...

Costa Rica Aims to Win World Cup Ad Game

Many predict Costa Rica may not make it out of the first round, and...

Costa Rica Looking To UAE Investments For The Logistics Sector

(Abu Dhabi) Costa Rica is aiming to become a major logistics hub in Central...

Shopping Malls Vs. Shopping Online In Costa Rica

A growing trend in online shopping is forcing mall operators in Costa Rica to...

Costa Rica Market Opens to Uruguayan Citrus Fruits

QCOSTARICA - This year 18 different species of citrus fruit came into the country...

Learn to check your cash and avoid scams

The Banco de Costa Rica (BCR) is recommending its clients and the general public...

Basic Passive Rate Drops To 6.55%

The Banco Central de Costa Rica (BCCR) - Central Bank - dropped the Basic...

P& G To Shed More Than Half Its Brands. How Will It Affect Costs Rica?

COSTA RICA BUSINESS NEWS - (USA TODAY) Procter & Gamble Co. plans to cut...

Costa Rica: Prospects for Interest Rates in 2015

Economists anticipate stability in the first half and an increase towards the second half...

What Happents To Property Of Dissolved Corporations For Not Paying The ‘Corporations Tax’??

In less than two weeks, on September 1, the 'Corporations Tax', (Impuesto Personas Juridicas...

Costa Rica Launches New System for State Purchases

In a "Solomonic" decision, the Ministry of Finance (Ministerio de Hacienda) has decided to...

“Gollo” Adds Opticals To Its Retail Stores in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Grupo Unicomer, the owner of the retail chain specializing in furniture, appliances,...

Seven Costa Rica Banks Offer Customers Apps

From small transactions to balance inquiries, Costa Rica banks offer their services by way...

Tax Reform Apathy Results in Downgrade By Moody’s

  QCOSTARICA - Moody's Investors Service on February 8, 2016, changed the outlook on the...

Intel Completes Its Layoffs in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Only 100 of the 1.500 employees laid off by Intel in Costa...

An End To Excessive Perks For Government Employees Proposed

The majority of legislators declared war on a series of salary bonuses ("pluses salariales"...

“I just told you: I do not know when I can pay you!”

I would have preferred not to hear that telephone conversation between a debtor and,...

McMcDonald’s Fast Food Giant “Facing Its Final Days”

  QCOSTARICA (theAntiMedia.org) San Diego, CA — Embattled fast food giant McDonald’s is making headlines...

Barriers to Business in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA  / The procedures for obtaining operating permits and municipal licenses are...

China Wants To Talk

QCOSTARICA - Last week, Costa Rica's State refinery, the Refinadora Costarricense de Petroleo (RECOPE)...

10th CINDE Bilingual Job Fair Starts Today

Starting today (Friday) and running to Sunday, the tenth edition of the CINDE bilingual...

Regulation for Solidary Associations

Q COSTA RICA - Regulations are being prepared to supervise the activities of Asociación...

New VAT Expected To Be Kept At 13 Percent

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica may opt for a lower value-added tax (VAT)...

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