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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...

Singapore Set to Negotiate Free Trade Agreement

Costa Rica and Singapore will begin negotiating a free trade agreement on April 20, the foreign trade ministry announced on Thursday. The first meeting will be held from April 20-22 in Singapore, the ministry said. Costa Rica's trade negotiating panel will...

Costa Rica’s Largest Telecommunications Operator Awards Airspan Networks 12.5 Million Contract

I.C.E. Has Undertaken a Substantial Residential and Business Subscriber Expansion of Next-Generation Advanced Services in the Country With Airspan's WiMAX Productsbr> January 20, 2009: 08:00 AM ET Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), a leading provider of WiMAX-based broadband wireless access...

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 the fundamental nature of the developments seen there in the past year. Opportunity and Risk in...

Alvarion Bags $6 Million WiMAX Contract from ICE of Costa Rica

By Rajani Baburajan TMCnet Contributing Editor Alvarion, a provider of Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX (News - Alert)) and wireless broadband solutions, has bagged a $6 million contract from ICE (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad), a Costa Rican incumbent operator...

Costa Rica focuses on closer commercial ties

ISTANBUL - Costa Rica is looking to develop closer commercial and political ties with Turkey, says Serhan Süzer, Costa Rica's honorary consul in Istanbul. Bilateral trade grew from $8.1 million to $57.2 million between 2000 and 2006. The Republic of...

Alvarion Awarded 6Million Contract by ICE

Alvarion to Implement Turnkey Project with Its Leading Mobile WiMAX(TM) Solution, Enable Advanced Broadband Service in San Jose and Rural Areas of Limon The world's leading provider of WiMAX(TM) and wireless broadband solutions, today announced that it was awarded a...

Costa Rican Investors shift focus to Biofuels

Biofuel investing has seen a sharp rise over the past year, but spiked just since President Obama took office. Obama’s push for green energy investment and growing demand for Green Fuels is seen as the major cause for the...

Costa Rica Wary of Trade With China

SAN JOSE -- Costa Rica's manufacturers are asking to be excluded from the free trade treaty the Central American country plans to negotiate with China in a process set to begin in January. The head of the Chamber of Industries...
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