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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.

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.

Costa Rica exports up 7 percent in 2016

Costa Rica's exports rose 7 percent during the first half of this year compared to the same period of 2015, indicating a rebound after years of decline.

New Moín container terminal set to open in 2017

A new container terminal under construction in Costa Rica's Caribbean port of Moín is more than one-quarter of the way finished, the government said Friday.

Cargo ferry between Costa Rica, El Salvador to start in July

MOPT estimates a one-way trip will take about 16 hours, compared to the current driving time of up to five days by road.

Costa Rica exports down 15 percent in 2015, mostly thanks to Intel exit

The total value of Costa Rican export goods fell by 15 percent last year, though most of that decline is attributed to the 2014 exit of chipmaker Intel.

Costa Rica fashion designers to promote their creations abroad

The creations of Tico fashion designers could be the country's newest export product.

Intel expands Costa Rica operations

Microprocessor manufacturer Intel announced Monday the opening of its Client Computing Group in Costa Rica, a new business unit dedicated to developing tablets and PCs.
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