Fast Food Chains Add to Economic Recovery

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

ARESEP raises rates on water, sewer, taxis, buses and more…

By TCRN Staff The Regulatory Authority for Public Services (Aresep) has started the new year with cost increases for water, sewage systems, taxis, postal services...

New security rules in the U.S. affect food sales

by TCRN Staff The Foreign Trade Promoter (Procomer) announced that starting next year there will be a new safety standard in the United States (USA)...

Economic Recovery ‘poco a poco’

By TCRN Staff: A recent Deloitte study predicts that consumption in the country will grow sharply in 2010, due to signs of economic recovery worldwide...
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