$115 Million for Customs in Costa Rica
The first contract for $15 million was signed for the construction of the Customs Office in Peñas Blancas to be inaugurated in late 2009.
Friday, April 17, 2009
The $15 million are part of the trust for $115 million from the Ministry of the Treasury and the National Bank of Costa Rica. The Trust also includes the construction of a Customs Office in Paso Canoas, and Ciudad Hacendaria (Treasury City), an office complex of four hectares that will be located in Calle Blancos."
6 public investment projects, including infrastructure and telecommunications, are ready to be securitized by Banco Nacional.
IDB loans in that amount for road infrastructure have not been implemented and are at risk.
The institution said it will invest a total of $270 million during 2012, mainly in the construction of a Trauma Hospital and IT modernization.
Costa Rica recorded a fiscal surplus of US$173 million in the first four months of the year, providing the government with more funds to invest in security and agriculture, Finance Minister Guillermo Zúñiga said.
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