Venezuelans Looking for Business in Costa Rica

A committee of 30 businessmen from various sectors will meet with government officials and business chambers.

Monday, August 17, 2009

The trade balance between both countries clearly favors Venezuela, which exported $657 million to Costa Rica while importing just $39.9 million.

A article reports that according to the Venezuelan ambassador in Costa Rica, "the group arriving on August 17 to San José represents all economic sectors and areas of Venezuelan production. The work agenda will be intense. In addition to expanding trade and importing Costa Rican goods, the entrepreneurs want to explore possible investments in the country, and using Costa Rica as a headquarters for their Central American investments".

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