Moog medical firm opens $ 3.5 million plant

by TCRN StaffThe medical device industry welcomed the 31st company of its kind to the country.Moog Medical Devices, which specializes in the production of...

Costa Rican Banks go Digital

by TCRN StaffAccording to Francisco Carvajal, director of financial services for the Central Bank, they has licensed five commercial banks; Banco Popular, Banco Nacional,...

FTA with Singapore Reaching Final Stages

by TCRN StaffCosta Rica and Singapore hashed out an agreement on Thursday to establish rules that investors must meet in order to provide financial...

Fast Food Chains Add to Economic Recovery

by TCRN StaffThe popular fast food chains McDonald's, KFC, Quiznos, Burger King, Church's Chicken, Papa John's, Campero, Taco Bell and Wendy's are planning on...

Dos Pinos healthy despite economy

by TCRN StaffEven during the existing economic crisis, Dos Pinos was and continues to plan ahead, investing $14 million in new projects in 2009...

EU Trade Commissioner Visiting Costa Rica

by TCRN StaffThe new trade commissioner of the European Union (EU), Benita Ferrero-Waldner, will visit three Central American countries next week to promote the...

New tax on airline tickets boosts tourism fund

by TCRN StaffThe $20 million collected via a new airline tax levied on tourists by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) will be used...

Central Bank changes inflation marker

by TCRN StaffThe central bank will be using a different indicator to assess inflation, an measure called a truncated mean estimation.This estimate excludes products...

New 32nm processors will be assembled in Costa Rica

by TCRN StaffThe Intel plant in Costa Rica will assemble and test the new 32-nanometer chips, the first of their kind in the world,...

Costa Rica FTA with Singapore is expected to close next week

by TCRN StaffCosta Rican negotiators hope to finalize the free trade agreement (FTA) with Singapore next week.Fernando Ocampo, chief negotiator for Costa Rica to...
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