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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  • MARS EXIM PVT LTD

    MARS EXIM PVT LTD

    Direct Marketing, Costa Rica

    Our company is Govt. of India Recognized Export House .Our main line of products are Light engineering goods which includes : •...
  • GLOBAL SOLUTIONS GROUP COSTA RICA

    GLOBAL SOLUTIONS GROUP COSTA RICA

    Cross-Cultural Training, Costa Rica

    The Global Solutions Group (GSG), Costa Rica is a network of professionals dedicated to providing the highest quality cross-cultural...

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  • INTEC EXPORTS INDIA PVT.LTD.

    INTEC EXPORTS INDIA PVT.LTD.

    Commodity Sales and Distribution, Costa Rica

    An ISO certified company, 'Intec Export India Pvt. Ltd.' brings forth the best range of products. It has over the years grown...
  • Peacock Trading

    Peacock Trading

    Commodity Sales and Distribution, Costa Rica

    We are specialized in international marketing of food products company , raw materials for the manufacture of human foods, additives and...

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...

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