El Salvador: Cost of Energy affects Competitiveness
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
The subsidy for residential rates and the pricing scheme used by the government generates high electricity costs for the industrial sector.
The price of energy in El Salvador remains one of the...
Peruvian State Shipyard in Panama
Monday, February 17, 2014
Negotiations are taking place over a possible agreement between governments to grant a concession in the area to the company Servicios Industriales de la Marina de Perú.
From a press release issued by the Ministry of Public...
Pacific Alliance Worries Industrial Sector in Costa Rica
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
The Chamber of Industry perceives an "unusual secrecy" in progress toward an agreement that may seriously compromise the competitiveness of the sector.
The Chamber of Industries of Costa Rica (ICRC) has asked...
Tender For Plant Seed Storage
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock in El Salvador is putting out to tender the construction and equipping of a Conditioning and Plant and Seed Storage facility for basic grains.
Government Purchase El Salvador LPVDINT 01/ 2014 MAG...
Nicaraguan Industry: Growth Threatened by Costs
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Employers argue that the high costs of energy, transportation and social contributions are affecting performance of the sector.
The high costs of transportation, electricity and the...
El Salvador: Business Vision of the Economy
Friday, January 24, 2014
The report "Economic Results At Close of 2013 and Prospects for 2014 " indicates that macroeconomic stability is threatened by rising public debt in relation to GDP.
In order to reverse the trend of economic stagnation...
Costa Rica: Cost of Electricity Doubles That of U.S.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
The price paid by Costa Rican industry for electricity consumption is 41% higher than in the European Union and 259% higher than in the U.S.
Industry has expressed its anger against the rising cost...
Without Competitiveness There is No Employment or Poverty Reduction
Monday, January 20, 2014
The industrial sector in Costa Rica, a key factor in the creation of wealth outside the metropolitan area in the country, is asking for presidential candidates to focus on the issues that define the competitiveness of the national economy.
The main issues affecting the competitiveness of the...
More Investment From Kimberly Clark in Costa Rica
Thursday, January 16, 2014
The multinational has announced investments of $31 million to expand its plant in Cartago and open a new service center in Heredia.
From a press release by the Ministry of Foreign Trade:...