Costa Rica places first in Latin America and thirtheenth in the world for outsourcing services, according to the 2103 ranking prepared by the global consulting firm and investment research, Tholons.
San José, Costa Rica remains one of the most impressive in the region jumping five places compared to the previous index, consolidating the city as one of the big winners in the list of 2013.
The general director of the Coalición Costarricense de Iniciativas de Desarrollo (CINDE), Gabriela Llobet, said the country stands for the ability of its workers, instead of the low cost of the services.
Currently there are over 120 multinational companies in Costa Rica, most installed in Zona Francas (free zones), providing outsourcing services and employ 35,000 people.
Tholons is a leading full-service Strategic Advisory firm for Global Outsourcing and Investments. As a leading provider of location analysis and strategic growth & expansion services for outsourcing providers and buyers, they presented for the third year running – a detailed analysis of the 8 established and 50 emerging destinations but also ranked the the next 10 aspiring cities ‘on the Tholons Radar’.