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    Biofuel Research and Development Project

    Submitted by Agro Negocios United Biofuels of America (UBA) and Agronegocios Costa Rica para el mundo; conducted a research alliance to develop agronomic models in...

    Dollar Falls – Drops Below ¢500

    TCRN Staff Last week the dollar exchange dropped to its lowest level in the last two years, as of September 20, 2010: Central Bank, BUY...

    China Rooted in Latin America

    China concluded its last “Made in China” contract signing sweep across the Latin America’s last week. President Xi Jinping, during his visit last week to...

    The National Treasury again Postponed VAT Collection to Digital Platforms

    The Taxation General Directorate from the Ministry of Finance again postponed the start of the collection of 13% of the Value Added Tax (VAT) to digital cross-border services and Internet purchases

    Costa Rica Will Not Charge a Tax on Luxury Homes From ¢ 108 Million

    The Costa Rican Presidential office sent this past Thursday the four alternative projects that it previously consulted with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), reversing...

    Chambers of Costa Rica and Panama Work Together to Promote Trade

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Chambers of Commerce of Costa Rica and Panama will combine to promote greater trade relations in Central...

    How the Costa Rican Financial System Can Be Improved

    Distortions caused by regulatory asymmetries hinder the development of the Costa Rican financial system and, therefore, impede the achievement of efficiency levels that help...

    New Banking Regulations in Costa Rica

    Some of the national banks in Costa Rica have been making changes to their previous restrictions on opening new accounts for foreigners.  In the...

    Blockade points for taxi driver protest against Uber on Tuesday

    Tomorrow (Tuesday) will be the second day this week with a protest, this time from taxi drivers calling for action against Uber and its...
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    Recommendations on What to do with Your Money in These Times of Pandemic

    Latin America will not be exempt from the difficulties caused by the Coronavirus Pandemic and although until now the economic effects have not been...

    Costa Rica Tourism Advances Into the International Convention Market

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - According to the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT), the country will be promoted as a destination for international companies...

    Costa Rica Showed A Diversity of Flowers and Foliage in Workshops for Clients in...

    The tropical flowers and foliage sector of Costa Rica this week showed its diversity and different uses for its products through floral design workshops...

    Costa Rica’s Fabulous, Fearsome Fauna: A Retiree’s Dilemma

    A few nights ago when friends were over for dinner, we were relaxing and talking over glasses of wine in our back patio “dining...

    Human Capital, Technology, and Marketing Are the Strengths of the Costa Rican Companies

    A study applied to 231 companies by researchers, Juan Carlos Leiva and Ronald Mora of the Technological Institute of Costa Rica (TEC), and Esteban...

    Costa Rica’s Future: One Step Away from the Threshold

    An ambitious National Decarbonization Plan, the 71st anniversary of the Abolition of the Army, or the 4th best position among Latin American countries in the PISA report
    Costa Rica Would be the Latin American Country with the Least Economic Impact According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Costa Rica Would be the Latin American Country with the Least Economic Impact According...

    The economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis in Costa Rica, although it will be high, would not reach the levels of the rest of the region, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
    Virtual mission of the food industry promotes Costa Rican products in South American markets

    Virtual mission of the food industry promotes Costa Rican products in South American markets

    With the aim of promoting the Costa Rican exportable offers in the category of raw materials for the food industry, a virtual trade exposition was carried out with buyers from Brazil, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay

    Major Insurance and Reinsurance Developments in 2008

    Although all of the Latin American jurisdictions had notable regulatory and market developments in 2008, Costa Rica stands out as particularly significant given the...

    Avoid Fines in 2021 for the “Marchamo”

    Those who do not carry the proof of payment for the private vehicle circulation Tax 2021, also known as the “marchamo”, are exposed to...

    Value Added Tax for the Tourism Sector is suspended Until June 2021

    Tourist services will not have to pay the 4% of Value Added Tax (VAT), after the approval in the second legislative debate of bill...

    Costa Rica Resumes Economic Reopening and Gets Ready to Open Airports on August 1st

    The Government of Costa Rica informed this Friday the entry of phase 3 for reopening of economic activities and announced that international airports will...

    New Financial Trust Supports Entrepreneurship in Impoverished Communities

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The less fortunate population with viable and productive business projects will now have better options to finance these...

    Tico Tourism Sector Finds Problems in Proposal for a “Guarantee Fund”

    The urgent need that the national tourism industry has expressed, for the approval of the “bill for the creation of a Guarantee Fund”, did...

    Ocean Views! $200k lots selling for $50k! Costa Rica Buyers Market!

    These lots are located on the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, famous for having the cleanest, most beautiful beaches in the world. Just minutes away from Hermosa beach and Playa Jaco, its perfect for those that want to be close to a population center but still want secluded privacy.These lots are located on the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, famous for having the cleanest, most beautiful beaches in the world. Just minutes away from Hermosa beach and Playa Jaco, its perfect for those that want to be close to a population center but still want secluded privacy.

    Specialists State That Managed Float on Exchange to Appreciate Colon

    If the Central Bank of Costa Rica (BCCR) chooses to migrate towards a managed float, one of the first effects would be the appreciation...

    Costa Rica’s watchdog approves China oil contract

    SAN JOSE: Costa Rica's legal watchdog on Thursday cleared a billion-dollar contract the government signed with China to jointly build an oil refinery after...

    What to Do If Your Card Is Not Accepted at Gas Stations

    Law N° 9416 -To Improve the Fight against Tax Fraud- makes it clear that businesses are obliged to accept -without exception- credit and/or debit...

    Costa Rica’s Banco BAC San Jose Expanding Mortgage And Credit To SMEs

    San Jose - Costa Rica’s largest private bank, Banco BAC San José S.A., will receive a loan of as much as $40 million...

    Top-6 Countries with the Best Health Care Systems in the World 2019

    "The medical bills you can pay, the doctors who make home visits and the medical care so that affordable retirees simply pay out of...

    First Country of the European Free Trade Agreement Signs on the Dotted Line With...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Free Trade Agreement between the European Free Trade Association (EFTA - Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and Costa...

    Credit Will Prevent Wastewater Spill into Rivers and Seas in 4 Cantons

    The government signed a US$ 90.4 million loan with the German bank KFW last Thursday to finance the treatment of sewage from Palmares, Jacó...
    These are the costs to be known while moving in 2021

    These are the costs to be known while moving in 2021

    The year 2021 has begun and with more pandemic related restrictions lifted by the authorities, the demand for moving services is surging

    Costa Rica Property Sales Decline 5th Consecutive Month Means Buyers Market

    House and property Sales drop again for the 5th consecutive month, which means a buyers market for investors. Property sales in Costa Rica fell by...

    President of Panama, Assured that he is Open to Dialogue with Costa Rica to...

    Laurentino Cortizo, president of Panama, assured that he is open to dialogue with Costa Rica to resolve the conflict over exports, but that this...

    Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce called on the Executive and Legislative powers to Avoid...

    With the announcement of the start of the second round of formal talks between the Government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), next Monday,...

    Most Popular Types Of Cryptocurrency Wallets

    Cryptocurrencies have become more popular than ever. These digital currencies owe their popularity to the value hike they encountered quite recently. Ever since the...

    The results of yesterday’s taxi driver protest against Uber

    Before sunrise, the main access routes to the capital were already painted red with taxis. The taxi drivers came out ready to make a...

    A Tica Takes on the Global Marketing of the Apple Watch

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A Tica will be responsible for keeping the pulse of Apple Watch, one of the most recent launches of Apple. It...

    Brexit will lead to new business opportunities in Costa Rica

    A referendum was held on the 23rd of June to decide whether the United Kingdom should leave - Brexit - or remain in the...

    Heart valve producing company sets sights on Costa Rica

    Costa Rica is the second largest exporting country of medical devices on the continent, so the leading producer in heart valves is going to put...
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