Chinese ambassador visits Manuel Antonio, tours palm oil plant
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Agriculture
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Chinese ambassador visits Manuel Antonio, tours palm oil plant

Karl Kahler - September 3, 2016

MANUEL ANTONIO, Puntarenas — The Chinese ambassador to Costa Rica stopped here Friday to have lunch with local officials and tour an oil palm plantation in hopes of…

Foreign firms in Costa Rica created 12,000 new jobs this year
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Foreign investment
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Foreign firms in Costa Rica created 12,000 new jobs this year

L. Arias - December 15, 2015

A total of 39 foreign-owned companies opened 11,935 new jobs in Costa Rica this year, the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) reported this week. At the…

Intel hiring for new Costa Rica operation
Business
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Intel hiring for new Costa Rica operation

L. Arias - November 18, 2015

Multinational technology company Intel is recruiting professional and technical staff for its new research and development center in Costa Rica, which the company officially announced Tuesday in San…

Intel expands Costa Rica operations
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Business
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Intel expands Costa Rica operations

L. Arias - November 16, 2015

On the heels of last year's closure of chip manufacturer Intel's assembly plant in Costa Rica, the company announced Monday that it's opening a new Client Computing Group (CCG) in Costa…

800 new jobs coming to Costa Rica
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800 new jobs coming to Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 30, 2015

Two firms announced plans this week to hire a total of up to 800 people in Costa Rica in the coming years. U.S. consulting firm Auxis said Friday…

Tech company Ingram Micro to hire 120 employees in Costa Rica
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Tech company Ingram Micro to hire 120 employees in Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 21, 2015

U.S. electronics company and information technology distributor Ingram Micro Inc. on Wednesday announced the upcoming opening of a business services center in Costa Rica. The firm aims…

Bosch opens business outsourcing company in Costa Rica
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Bosch opens business outsourcing company in Costa Rica

L. Arias - September 24, 2015

German outsourcing services supplier Bosch Service Solutions on Wednesday opened its first business service center in Costa Rica. The center will provide business support for the company’s operations…

Roche expands Costa Rica operation with new service center
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Roche expands Costa Rica operation with new service center

L. Arias - August 12, 2015

Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche opened a new service and distribution center in Heredia province on Wednesday, representing a $5.5 million investment. The company expects the expansion will allow…

OECD lays down Costa Rica’s ‘roadmap’ to membership
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OECD lays down Costa Rica’s ‘roadmap’ to membership

Zach Dyer - July 15, 2015

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development announced its roadmap for Costa Rica’s accession to the exclusive club of nations Wednesday. This is the latest step in…

U.S. consulting firm GEP to open Costa Rica operation
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U.S. consulting firm GEP to open Costa Rica operation

L. Arias - July 10, 2015

Consulting, outsourcing and software services company GEP began recruiting Thursday for its first employees in Costa Rica. The New Jersey-based company will open a services center in Costa Rica…