Costa Rica: New Government's Objectives Presented

The president, Laura Chinchilla, has set the economic target of achieving annual average growth of between 5% and 6%.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

In addition, Chinchilla set goals for unemployment at 5%, accrued Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) worth $9,000 and the passing of laws related to water management.

These goals were announced together with the public accounts for the government's first 100 days. The president highlighted the closure of negotiations with Europe as one of the actions carried out in this period.

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Guatemala: K'atun 2032 National Development Plan

August 2014

The Guatemalan government has formally introduced a comprehensive development plan which sets out long-term goals to accelerate economic growth.

Administration officials said the plan was created with the participation of multiple sectors represented in the National Council of Urban and Rural Development (CONADUR).

Costa Rica: National Development Plan 2011-2014

December 2010

The government agenda is based on four areas: social welfare, public safety and social peace, environment and land management, competitiveness and innovation.

The plan presented by President Laura Chinchilla and the Minister of Planning, Laura Alfaro, proposed 11 major objectives, which included reducing unemployment from 7.8% in 2009, at a rate of 6% by 2014.

El Salvador: Government Plan Preview

April 2010

Authorities presented a preview of the Five Year Development Plan 2010-2014; it stirred generalized criticism in the country.

Nearing its first year of tenure, the Funes administration has not yet presented its government plan, a delay that has been negatively seen by critics. Today they presented a document which is merely a draft with general guidelines, triggering further and stronger criticism.

Panama: Government Plan 2010-2014

January 2010

The 5 year plan includes Social and Economic strategies, Financial Planning and Public Investment Plan.

This plan is an important document for domestic and foreign investors, as it outlines what initiatives the government will undertake in the various areas that affect the country's progress.

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