Costa Rica exports
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.
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.
Traffic Police officials will completely close off a stretch of Route 32 between San José and Río Frío.
Costa Rican exporters of foods mainly sell to Canada: sugar, fruit juices, purees and premix, various types of sauce, and powdered mixes.
The expansion from two to four lanes a 107-kilometer stretch of Route 32, the main road to the Caribbean region, is finally moving forward after the Comptroller General’s Office approved the project’s contract.
The value of Costa Rican coffee exports increased 11 percent — an additional $30 million — during 2015 compared to 2014.