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    Chiquita up in profits, down in sales for 1Q

    Chiquita Brands International’s net sales fell 10 percent, but it reversed a fourth-quarter loss and beat Wall Street’s earnings forecast in the process. The results sent Chiquita's stock (NYSE: CQB) up more than 20 percent, or $1.54, to $9.11 in...

    Singapore and Costa Rica conclude first round of free trade agreement

    AsiaOne Singapore and Costa Rica held the first round of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) from April 20 to 22, 2009 in Singapore. This was launched earlier on the sidelines of the official visit to Singapore by Costa Rican...

    Investment Guide 2009

    In the midst of the mighty shock caused by the international crisis, especially in relationship with future expectations, the investors must keep making decisions about their capitals. As a matter of fact, the discussion has gone beyond the future...

    Arias calls for Mexican Business Investment in Costa Rica

    On his official visit to Mexico, Costa Rican president, Oscar Arias, urged Mexican businessmen to take a look at what Costa Rica has to offer, to consider Costa Rica in their investments. The Costa Rican foreign trade office, Procomer, signed...

    China to invest in new technology park in Costa Rica

    The global economy may be grinding to a halt, but investment from China continues to pour into Costa Rica. Days after President Oscar Arias laid the first stone of the new, $83 million, China-financed National Stadium, the eastern power announced...

    13 million investment

    For planes flying into Juan Santamaría International Airport, the Central Valley's overcast skies and low, lingering clouds often pose a problem for landing. Many times, concerned pilots will divert flights to Panama or Daniel Oduber International Airport, in the...

    Costa Rica’s pull factor for business tourism

    Costa Rica's pull factor for business tourism is set to get a boost this month, industy sector reports. Latin America's congress consortium, COCAL, is hosting a major business event in San José from March 10 to 14, inviting some 250...

    Costa Rican tomatoes bound for U.S. market

    “Costa Rica is lining up to fill a gap between the winter and spring tomato greenhouse deal,” said Paul Mastronardi, executive vice president for Kingsville, Ontario-based Mastronardi Produce Ltd., which is marketing the imported tomatoes. Mauricio Blanco, president of the...

    US Companies see Costa Rica as attractive

    Costa Rica has seen a surge of foreign business investment and expansion interest this year. While there has been some scaling down, the need to find cost effective solutions for growth, Costa Rica has been attacking new businesses. An example...

    Costa Rica expects EU offer on bananas next month

    DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Costa Rica expects the European Union to make a new offer on bananas next month in an attempt to resolve the world's longest-running trade dispute, Foreign Trade Minister Marco Vinicio Ruiz said on...
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