Warranties: Consumers’ Main Complaints

October 15, 2004

BETWEEN January and August,consumers filed 842 complaints related toproblems with goods and services theyhad acquired in Costa Rica.Of these complaints, 44% (375) wererelated to warranties not honored by thesellers that issued them, and 36% (304)had to do with breaches of consumer contracts,according to the Economy, Industryand Commerce Ministry (MEIC).One in five complaints filed is relatedto cellular phones. Vehicles (14%), homes(11%) and electrical appliances (8%) alsocaused headaches for consumers.

Facebook Comments

You may be interested

Court rejects tax reform and asks legislators to eliminate four points
Costa Rica
737 views
Costa Rica
737 views

Court rejects tax reform and asks legislators to eliminate four points

Luis Fernando Cascante / Semanario Universidad - October 17, 2018

Costa Rica's Plenary Court has rejected the proposed tax reform bill in its current state and asked the members of…

30 protesters released from prison in Nicaragua
News
777 views
News
777 views

30 protesters released from prison in Nicaragua

AFP / The Tico Times - October 17, 2018

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega freed 30 political opponents on Monday, an action greeted with relief by human rights organizations. They…

La Sele continues to struggle, falls to Colombia, 3-1
La Sele
770 views
La Sele
770 views

La Sele continues to struggle, falls to Colombia, 3-1

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 17, 2018

One of La Sele’s shining moments happened right there, at the Red Bull Arena, a little over a year ago.…