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Opening of Moín container terminal postponed to 2019
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Opening of Moín container terminal postponed to 2019

L. Arias - July 6, 2017

The container terminal in the Caribbean port of Moín will open in February 2019, 13 months later than originally agreed, Dutch concessionaire APM Terminals confirmed Wednesday. General…

Costa Rica’s exports of goods up from last year
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Costa Rica’s exports of goods up from last year

L. Arias - April 27, 2017

Exports of goods during the first quarter of this year grew 8.7 percent over the same period last year, officials from the Foreign Trade Ministry and the…

Moín cargo terminal will not be ready in January
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Moín cargo terminal will not be ready in January

L. Arias - April 23, 2017

APM Terminals, the Dutch concessionaire currently building a container terminal in the Caribbean port of Moín, announced Friday that the $1 billion project will not begin operating…

Study: Costa Rica’s natural food producers should eye Canada’s West Coast
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Study: Costa Rica’s natural food producers should eye Canada’s West Coast

L. Arias - February 8, 2017

Canada’s West Coast offers Costa Rican exporters of health and natural foods great business opportunities, according to a market study by the Foreign Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER). Results…

Costa Rica presents interoceanic canal project
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Costa Rica presents interoceanic canal project

L. Arias - November 15, 2016

Officials from various public agencies announced that they are evaluating a proposal to build an interoceanic shipping canal through the country's northern zone to connect ports on…

New Moín container terminal set to open in 2017
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New Moín container terminal set to open in 2017

L. Arias - April 11, 2016

Construction of the new container terminal in the Caribbean port of Moín in Limón province is 27 percent completed, according to a report issued Friday during an inspection…

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

L. Arias - March 19, 2016

A new cargo ferry service with the capacity to transport up to 100 semitrailers each trip between Costa Rica and El Salvador will launch operations in July, Public Works…

Venezuela, Colombia woes drag down Panama’s free trade zone
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Venezuela, Colombia woes drag down Panama’s free trade zone

AFP - February 26, 2016

PANAMA CITY – Panama's free trade zone -- the biggest in Latin America -- is in crisis in large part because of economic woes sapping major export customers…

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

L. Arias - January 27, 2016

The total value of export goods from Costa Rica last year fell by nearly 15 percent compared to 2014. However, trade officials attributed the decline to the closure in 2014 of…

Costa Rica fashion designers to promote their creations abroad
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Costa Rica fashion designers to promote their creations abroad

L. Arias - December 29, 2015

The creations of Tico fashion designers are the newest product to be promoted abroad by Costa Rica’s Foreign Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER). The idea is to create…