Chinese Team Arrives To Study Free Trade
The Chinese are back. This time the delegation met with Costa Rican counterparts for three days this week to study the possibility of forming a free-trade agreement between the two countries.
A release from the Foreign Trade Ministry said the feasibility study will likely take six months to complete.
China is Costa Rica’s second largest trade partner, after the United States. Costa Rica last year shipped more than $1 billion in goods to the Asian giant. Costa Rica switched diplomatic recognition to China in June after more than 60 years of friendship with Taiwan.
You may be interested
U.S. Southern Command delivers hygiene supplies to Costa Rica’s Education MinistryAlejandro Zúñiga - October 24, 2020
The United States Southern Command delivered a significant donation of hygiene supplies to Costa Rica's Education Ministry (MEP) in a…
Costa Rica begins new dialogue in search of solution to serious fiscal crisisAFP - October 24, 2020
Costa Rica on Friday opened a dialogue with many sectors of the country in search of an agreement to overcome…
‘Hasta siempre, doctor Solís’: Costa Rica mourns doctor’s deathThe Tico Times - October 23, 2020
Jaime Solís, a 54-year-old doctor who worked for the Costa Rican Social Security System, is among the more than 1,200…