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China helps boost Costa Rica’s beef exports
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China helps boost Costa Rica’s beef exports

L. Arias - February 4, 2015

Exports of Costa Rican beef to China increased by more than 700 percent in one year, according Leonardo Murillo, a livestock research coordinator at the Costa Rican…

Costa Rican flora on display at world fair in Germany
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Costa Rican flora on display at world fair in Germany

L. Arias - January 29, 2015

A group of 11 Costa Rican companies from the export sector of plants, flowers and foliage this week are displaying their products at the International Trade Fair…

Costa Rica’s exports in 2014 down 2.4 percent from previous year, but surpass expectations
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Costa Rica’s exports in 2014 down 2.4 percent from previous year, but surpass expectations

L. Arias - January 21, 2015

Costa Rica's exports of goods last year totaled $11.2 billion, representing a 2.4 percent decrease compared to the $11.5 billion registered in 2013, the Foreign Trade Promotion Office…

Costa Rican food producers look for new buyers at international fairs
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Costa Rican food producers look for new buyers at international fairs

L. Arias - October 22, 2014

Costa Rican food producers are promoting their goods at two international fairs this week in hopes of finding new markets and buyers. Ten Costa Rican agricultural companies…

US updates import requirements for tomatoes, gluten-free products
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US updates import requirements for tomatoes, gluten-free products

L. Arias - August 15, 2014

Costa Rican exporters take note: Beginning this month, new regulations issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will apply for the entry into that country of…

Intel confirms opening of new Costa Rican lab in 2015
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Intel confirms opening of new Costa Rican lab in 2015

L. Arias - August 7, 2014

Technology giant Intel this week confirmed that a new product testing and research mega-lab will begin operating in Costa Rica in mid-2015. The new facilities initially will staff 80 workers, who the…

Russia OKs imports of Costa Rican beef, milk powder
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Russia OKs imports of Costa Rican beef, milk powder

L. Arias - July 30, 2014

Costa Rica's cattle industry meets all health requirements for exporting to Russia, according to Russia's Federal Administration of Veterinary and Phytosanitary Control. The approval, currently granted only for…

Costa Rica launches catalog of premium food products
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Costa Rica launches catalog of premium food products

L. Arias - April 30, 2014

Costa Rica’s Foreign Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER) this week presented the Costa Rica Food Specialties Catalog, a publication that brings together 39 companies from the local food…

Costa Rican exports up 2.2 percent in last year
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Costa Rican exports up 2.2 percent in last year

L. Arias - April 22, 2014

A Foreign Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER) report released Monday shows that Costa Rican exports totaled $11.5 billion in the last 12 months, representing an increase of 2.2 percent.…

Intel to close Costa Rica chip assembly plant, lay off 1,500 workers
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Intel to close Costa Rica chip assembly plant, lay off 1,500 workers

L. Arias - April 8, 2014

Intel Corporation on Tuesday addressed rumors circulating in recent days about the company's future in Costa Rica, saying in a press release they will close their microchip assembly…