• Squaremouth travel insurance button 468x106
  • Costa Rica Coffee Guide
  • Tico Travel Surfing
  • Costa Rica Real Estate
Costa Rica rounds out free trade agreements with Europe
Business
1647 views
Business
1647 views

Costa Rica rounds out free trade agreements with Europe

The Tico Times - March 26, 2014

The Legislative Assembly approved a bill in second debate Tuesday that builds on Costa Rica’s recently approved free trade agreement with the European Union. The agreement eliminates…

Transportation costs in Central America double those in Africa, says World Bank
Business
2222 views
Business
2222 views

Transportation costs in Central America double those in Africa, says World Bank

The Tico Times - March 6, 2014

Poor domestic competition and closed markets have pushed the cost of transporting goods in Central America to some of the highest in the world, according to a…

US boost in food imports could help Tico producers, export agency says
Business
1453 views
Business
1453 views

US boost in food imports could help Tico producers, export agency says

L. Arias - March 5, 2014

Costa Rica's Foreign Trade Promotion Office, or PROCOMER, is eyeing a recent U.S. Agriculture Department report that noted the United States will spend an additional $8 billion…

Chinchilla defends road map to join Pacific Alliance as candidates reserve judgment
Business
1280 views
Business
1280 views

Chinchilla defends road map to join Pacific Alliance as candidates reserve judgment

The Tico Times - February 18, 2014

Two weeks after attending her last international summit as president at the Pacific Alliance conference in Cartagena, Colombia, Laura Chinchilla defended her government’s decision to eventually join…

Costa Rica signs agreement to become full member of the Pacific Alliance
Business
2581 views
Business
2581 views

Costa Rica signs agreement to become full member of the Pacific Alliance

L. Arias - February 10, 2014

Costa Rica’s President Laura Chinchilla on Monday signed a declaration of intent to join the Pacific Alliance, a trade bloc composed of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.…

Costa Rica moves forward with Pacific Alliance efforts
Business
1238 views
Business
1238 views

Costa Rica moves forward with Pacific Alliance efforts

L. Arias - February 7, 2014

During an upcoming trip to Colombia, President Laura Chinchilla on Monday will sign a memorandum outlining the steps Costa Rica must take to obtain full inclusion in…

Business
942 views

Russia to open market for Costa Rican beef products

L. Arias - May 23, 2012

Health authorities from Russia arrived in Costa Rica Tuesday to evaluate trade possibilities for local animal products, the Agriculture and Livestock Ministry reported. Starting this week, the…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!