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Moody’s cuts Costa Rica’s credit rating to “junk” status

September 17th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rica’s credit rating was cut to junk status by Moody’s Investors Service yesterday, based on the country’s widening deficit and large debt burden.   Moody’s…

Government hopes to accelerate Chinese Economic Zones, declared of “public interest”

September 17th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Ministry of Foreign Trade (Comex) hopes to accelerate the development of special free trade zones for Chinese companies, known as Special Economic Zones (EEZs).  …

Spending on public works up 50% this year

September 16th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Spending on public works has increased by 50% in the first seven months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, according to recent data.…

Mexican trade, investment in Costa Rica continues to grow

September 16th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A recent study by the Chamber of Industry and the Costa Rica-Mexico Trade Association (Cicomex) shows that Mexican firms continue to find Costa Rica an attractive…

First half of the year showed positive growth in tourist arrivals

First half of the year showed positive growth in tourist arrivals

September 11th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rica recorded 1,391,617 tourist arrivals in the first six months of this year, an increase of 5.4% compared to the same period last year, according…

Construction activity expected to end the year 9% lower than 2013

Construction activity expected to end the year 9% lower than 2013

September 11th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Costa Rican Chamber of Construction (CCC) expects the year to end with a 9% decrease in construction activity compared to 2013.   The sector blames…

Lack of jobs resulting in falling salary expectations

Lack of jobs resulting in falling salary expectations

September 10th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Data gathered at the recent Expoempleo 2014 employment expo shows that Costa Ricans are increasingly willing to accept lower salaries in exchange for steady employment as…

New iPhones expected to hit Costa Rica store shelves in November

New iPhones expected to hit Costa Rica store shelves in November

September 10th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Apple’s electronic ecosystem just got larger with the official launch of two new phones.   The iPhone 6 has a 4.7 inch-display, while the larger iPhone…

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