Saturday 29 February 2020

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US Group Buys 12.5% Stake In Hospital Metropolitano and Medismart

The US conglomerate Sanford Health acquired 12.5% stake in the Montecristo Grou, whose portfolio...

Dos Pinos Scaling Down In The Region, Cuts 100 Jobs

The dairy cooperative Dos Pinos centralized the support services of its regional operation in...

Costa Rica to captivate Scandinavians with its volcanoes, mountains and warm sea waters

From November 7 to 11, Costa Rican entrepreneurs from the tourism sector will visit...

Costa Rica to boost dairy exports to China

China will present one of the largest export opportunities for Costa Rican dairy products...

LEGO Opens Third Store in Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) At a cost of US$300.000 dollars, Grupo Universal opened Thursday its third LEGO...

The United – Avianca – Copa Alliance

After a process that took two years, on November 30, the airlines Avianca  (Colombia),...

Digital (Online) Supermarkets Are Here

In a situation where consumers are less and less willing to spend their time...

Optimistic Outlook For Costa Rica’s Public Works Projects

In Costa Rica, investments in the construction of highways, roads and bridges are forecast...

Business Sector Calls Illegal The 1.77% “Withholding” On Card Transactions

COSTA RICA NEWS -- A delegation of the business sector met on Wednesday with...

Colombian Power Producer Buys Guanacaste Wind Farm

COSTA RICA BUSINESS - Celsia S.A., Colombia’s fourth-biggest power producer, is turning to Central...

The VAT is not the end of the world

Each home is different. However, the entry of the Value Added Tax (VAT) will...

Gas Price Hike By Month’s End

QCOSTARICA - The end of the month will bring an increase in fuel prices:...

Residential Landords Must Provide Electronic Invoices Starting September 1

Property owners renting a room, an apartment or a house, even if it is...

Costa Rica: Crisis of Confidence In The Commercial Sector

(QCOSTARICA) - The index measuring confidence in the commercial sector in the second quarter...

Costa Rica Improved Internet and Broadband Access, But Other Countries Advanced More

QCOSTARICA - In the Americas, Costa Rica achieved the most dynamic improvement in levels...

Costa Rica To Export Pork to China

As in the case of Panama, Chinese authorities gave their endorsement for the processing...

ICE Buys Up Cable Vision

Costa Rica's state telecom, the  Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) has purcahsed pay-TV platform...

Costa Rica and Germany Agree to Eliminate Double Taxation

From January 1, 2017 the agreement ratified between both parties to avoid double taxation...

Tuasa Announces 80 New Eco-efficient Buses

QCOSTARICA - Transporting comfortably almost 1 million passengers a month and reduce CO2 emissions...

Costa Rica Wins International Arbitration Against Zeta Gas

Q COSTA RICA - The ICSID Arbitral Tribunal (Tribunal Arbitral del CIADI in Spanish)...

Business Warns Closures Are Much More, Just Not All Have Come To Light Publicly

QCOSTARICA - Beyond the announcement Saturday by Burger King closing four locations, the business...

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

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

Costa Rica Picks Citi and HSBC to Issue US$1.5 Billion in Eurobonds

Costa Rica had chosen Citi Global Markets and HSBC Global Banking for the placement...

Dollar Exchange Rates Drops, Basic Interest Rate Increases

COSTA RICA BUSINESS NEWS - Although we are no seeing drastic fluctuations, the dollar...

Walmart and Gessa ask Coprocom to revoke blockade of purchase

Walmart and the Grupo Empresarial de Supermercados S. A. (Gessa) filed, separately, an appeal...

Mexico’s Sigma Buys Costa Rica’s Monteverde

The Mexican company Sigma Alimentos announced Monday its purchase of the Costa Rican dairy...

Central Bank has used $1.1 billion of reserves to avoid abrupt increases in the price of the dollar

The Banco Central de Costa Rica (BCCR) - Central Bank of Costa - reported...

Costa Rica is ‘technically’ in recession says report by the School of Economics of the National University

Car dealers, appliance retailers and suppliers of construction materials, among others, have had negative...

Huyndai Dealer ‘Replacing’ All 202 Of The Defective Vehicles It Sold In The Country

The 202 owners of the 2016 and 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe will be getting...

Costa Rica Economists Say Valued Added Tax To Shoot Up Cost of Living

Moving from a sales tax on goods to to a value added tax (IVA...

Information Technology Services Outperforms Tourism

(QCOSTARICA) Sales of technology services is outperforming tourism, due to the increasing demand for...

Gas Prices Increase ¢73 Tomorrow!

Best to fill the gasoline tank before the end of the day today, Friday,...

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