Tuesday 15 June 2021

Costa Rica’s Foreign Investment For 2014 Estimated at US$600 Million

The Coalición de Iniciativas para el Desarrollo (CINDE) – Costa Rica’s foreign investment board – estimates foreign investment in Costa Rica this year will be  US$600 million ollars.

Last year, according to CINDE, 43 investment projects and a foreign investment of US$583 million dollars generated 7.123 new jobs in the services, life sciences and light manufuacturing sectors.

Gabriela Llobet, head of the CINDE, says the foreign investment level achieved in 2013 exceeded goals, and is continuing to recover slowly from the 2008 internatonal economic crisis.

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Llobet said that 60% of the jobs created by foreign investment in 2013 were in services, ie. call centres, an industry that current employs some 46.465 people.

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