International Trade in Costa Rica

International Trade in Costa Rica

Costa Rica's economic showed a growth estimated at 3.5% in 2010. The country is trying to diversify its economy, offering manufactured products. Exports of high added-value, such as electornic components and medical equippment contribute to the better performance of foreign trade. Costa... Read more

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Overview About International Trade in Costa Rica

Economic Overview

Costa Rica's economic showed a growth estimated at 3.5% in 2010. The country is trying to diversify its economy, offering manufactured products. Exports of high added-value, such as electornic components and medical equippment contribute to the better performance of foreign trade. Costa Rica is a country of impressive biodiversity and a desirable touristic destination.

 

In order to face the recession that the country is going through, the government has asked for aid from the IMF, and signed a stand-by arrangement in April 2009. The plan aims to stabilize the economy, limit the tax deficit and avoid too putting much pressure on the balance of payments.

Thanks to the establishment of a welfare state 60 years ago, the country has succeeded in strongly reducing poverty and has the best social indicators in the area. The extreme poverty rate is limited to 7%, life expectancy is at 79 years, the literacy level is 96%, per capita GDP is USD 5,627 and the social security system covers more than 80% of the population. Nevertheless, inequalities are deepening and the level of education at elementary level is insufficient. Fiscal reform and a lowering of taxes should again b...

News Related to International Trade in Costa Rica

  • Costa Rica Considers Higher Taxes On Foreign Truckers - Mar 15, 2017

    The Costa Rican Government is to consider hiking taxes on foreign haulers.

    Source: Tax News

  • People in Costa Rica Can’t Stop Having Accidents With Trains - Mar 08, 2017

    The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (MOPT) is moving forward with a project that will improve road safety at 91 railroad crossings along the three San José metropolitan train lines of Pavas-San José-Curridabat, Heredia-San José, and San José-Cartago, said the agency this week. Carlos Villalta, Transportation Minister, explained that three offers were received from different companies interested in carrying out the installation of safety infrastructure at these junctions. The bid was issued through the Integrated System of Public Procurement (SICOP, in Spanish) by the MOPT??s General Directorate of Traffic Engineering. “We have received offers for this tender that will... The post People in Costa Rica Can’t Stop Having Accidents With Trains appeared first on Costa Rica Star News.

    Source: COSTA RICA STAR

  • 11 tourists rescued from sinking boat in Puntarenas, Costa Rica - Mar 08, 2017

    A small boat transporting 11 tourists and its captain wrecked Saturday afternoon close to San Lucas Island in the Nicoya Gulf. According to information given by the Ministry of Security, the tourists and the captain were rescued and none of them suffered any injuries, they were taken to the Coopeinpesa dock in Puntarenas. The coastguard of Caldera and the naval unit of the firefighters were in charge of the rescue. All passengers had life vests which made the rescue work a lot easier. Authorities are urging small boats and tour operators to consider the strong winds affecting the country which... The post 11 tourists rescued from sinking boat in Puntarenas, Costa Rica appeared first on Costa Rica Star News.

    Source: COSTA RICA STAR