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Thursday, January 26, 2023

Cost of living

Costa Rican consumers are shopping more often, but spending less

Results of a study on consumer habits in the past year showed that people in Costa Rica are visiting grocery stores and supermarkets more often however they are spending less on each buy.

Electricity rates to remain unchanged through December 2015

Although President Luis Guillermo Solís had promised not to use Ticos' euphoria over Costa Rica’s performance at the World Cup to promote increases in public utility rates, a 5.38 percent hike in electricity went into effect last Tuesday.

Solís calls for review of gasoline, electricity prices

President Luis Guillermo Solís called for a review of gasoline prices as part of a wider examination of Costa Rica’s energy options in the face of climate change and rising energy costs, during a press conference on Tuesday.
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