U.S. company Procter & Gamble (P&G) on Wednesday evening opened in Costa Rica a new supply-chain planning center for its entire operation in Latin America, which will employ 500 workers when it reaches full capacity in June 2015.
British Minister of State for Latin America, Hugo Swire, characterized relations as positive between the two nations and said that the United Kingdom hopes to cooperate with Costa Rica in areas like education and renewable energy.
The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) on Tuesday announced South Korean company SAE-A Spinning will open a cotton yarn manufacturing plant in the province of Cartago with an investment of $50 million.
Luis Guillermo Solís kicked off his first trip to the United States as president of Costa Rica Monday by meeting with leaders of Silicon Valley in Palo Alto, California, and announcing one company’s intention to hire hundreds more Ticos.
Canadian company Gildan Activewear confirmed Friday morning in Montreal, Canada, that their next major investment will be the construction of a textile manufacturing plant in Costa Rica's northwestern province of Guanacaste.
Increasing costs of electricity and raw materials lowered hiring expectations for this year in Costa Rica's industrial sector as employers expect a slowdown in new job creation, a study released Tuesday by the Chamber of Industries of Costa Rica showed.