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Costa Rica’s exports grow to record level despite pandemic

The dynamism of the export sector made it possible to cushion the economic impact of the pandemic, which led to a projected fall of 4.5% in GDP in 2020.

New alliances seek to boost Costa Rica’s sustainable agricultural, fishing exports

The Green Growth Platform will focus on converting 200 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) into green businesses, while the Blue Growth Platform will work with fisheries to comply with international traceability standards.

Opening of Moín container terminal postponed to 2019

Public Works and Transport Minister Germán Valverde said that the delay will not affect the country's commercial sector, as the Atlantic Port Authority will continue offering import and export cargo mobilization services at its terminal.

Travel Alert: Route 32 to Limón to close for two days this week

Traffic Police officials will completely close off a stretch of Route 32 between San José and Río Frío.

Costa Rica’s exports of goods up from last year

Exports of services in 2016 also grew by 11 percent over 2015, the Foreign Trade Ministry and the Foreign Trade Promotion Office reported.

Moín cargo terminal will not be ready in January

APM Terminals said it will announce a new delivery date for the Moín cargo terminal project in 30 days, and pay all related fines for the delay.

Study: Costa Rica’s natural food producers should eye Canada’s West Coast

Costa Rican exporters of foods mainly sell to Canada: sugar, fruit juices, purees and premix, various types of sauce, and powdered mixes.

Costa Rica’s exports up 8 percent in 2016

Foreign Trade Minister Alexander Mora attributed the positive result to efforts to diversify goods and destination markets for Costa Rican exports.

Route 32 expansion project receives environmental permits

Construction associated with the $495 million contract to expand Route 32 between San José and Limón is slated to begin during the second half of 2017.

Costa Rica presents interoceanic canal project

The proposed canal would connect ports in Parismina in the Caribbean province of Limón and La Cruz in Guanacaste through 315 kilometers (196 miles) of railway and an 8-lane road.
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