Saturday, 30 May 2020

Unemployment Falls To 9.5%

11870762_1122951614401023_6217413407647111111_nQCOSTARICA – 14,000 in Costa Rica left the unemployment line in the second quarter of the year, confirming the stabilization of the labour market and the downward trend in unemployment.

According to Casa Presidencial (Government House), the unemployment rate fell to 9.5%.

Agriculture, livestock and fishing were the leaders in employment.

This week we also the inauguration of the new Roche pharmaceutical service and distribution centre, serving 23 countries in Central America and the Caribbean.

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The new Roche 5,000 square metre centre will house 175 employees, “confirming the confidence in human talent and stability of Costa Rica,” says President Luis Guillermo Solis.

Source: Casa Presidencial

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