Costa Rica’s exports of goods up from last year
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Costa Rica’s exports of goods up from last year

L. Arias - April 27, 2017

Exports of goods during the first quarter of this year grew 8.7 percent over the same period last year, officials from the Foreign Trade Ministry and the…

Study: Costa Rica’s natural food producers should eye Canada’s West Coast
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Study: Costa Rica’s natural food producers should eye Canada’s West Coast

L. Arias - February 8, 2017

Canada’s West Coast offers Costa Rican exporters of health and natural foods great business opportunities, according to a market study by the Foreign Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER). Results…

Costa Rica’s exports up 8 percent in 2016
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Costa Rica’s exports up 8 percent in 2016

L. Arias - January 23, 2017

Sales abroad of Costa Rican products grew by 8 percent last year, while exports of services saw a 12 percent increase, according to an official report released Monday.…

Costa Rica exports up 7 percent in 2016
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Costa Rica exports up 7 percent in 2016

L. Arias - July 27, 2016

Costa Rica's export sector appears to be on the rebound after several years of decline, according to a report released Tuesday by Costa Rica's Foreign Trade Ministry (COMEX) and…

Costa Rica exports down 15 percent in 2015, mostly thanks to Intel exit
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Costa Rica exports down 15 percent in 2015, mostly thanks to Intel exit

L. Arias - January 27, 2016

The total value of export goods from Costa Rica last year fell by nearly 15 percent compared to 2014. However, trade officials attributed the decline to the closure in 2014 of…

Costa Rica fashion designers to promote their creations abroad
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Costa Rica fashion designers to promote their creations abroad

L. Arias - December 29, 2015

The creations of Tico fashion designers are the newest product to be promoted abroad by Costa Rica’s Foreign Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER). The idea is to create…

Wanted: video interpreters in Costa Rica
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Wanted: video interpreters in Costa Rica

L. Arias - November 5, 2015

U.S. company Stratus Video is hiring Spanish-English interpreters in Costa Rica for its real-time video interpreting service for doctors and patients in the U.S. On Wednesday, the…

Ticos abroad: Which Costa Rican products do you miss the most?
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Ticos abroad: Which Costa Rican products do you miss the most?

L. Arias - October 16, 2015

Tico coffee, a specific candy or a cookie brand: These are some of the Costa Rican products that Ticos living abroad frequently request from relatives or friends.…

Costa Rican exporters look to increase sales at international fair
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Costa Rican exporters look to increase sales at international fair

L. Arias - September 11, 2015

Local business owners will be seeking to expand their sales in the international market at the next Buyers Trade Mission 2015 to be held Sep. 22-25 at the…

Costa Rican companies diversify exports to Chile
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Costa Rican companies diversify exports to Chile

L. Arias - July 21, 2015

Chunky-style sauce, rambutan fruit, sugarless candy and even pet snacks are some of the new exports that Costa Rican producers will begin distributing in Chile in coming…