The country has been criticized for violating trade agreements and placing phytosanitary barriers on trade using political-ideological and non-technical justifications.
Having entrusted the management of the Ministries of Economy and Commerce and Agriculture and Livestock -and linked institutions - to a group of officials who believe in their own last century protectionist model - and going against openness to the world practiced by the country in the last 20 years, and who were also openly opposing the Central American Free trade Agreement (CAFTA) with the United States, the Solis administration has made sure that there will be recurrent conflicts related in trade of agro-industrial products to the Northern nation, Costa Rica's main trading partner.
The Canadian government is warning tourists that levels of violence and crime in the country are growing and has recommended exercising a high degree of caution when travelling there.
Unfortunately Costa Rica is no longer the exception in the region in terms of violence and insecurity, which is already directly affecting tourism, one of the most important productive sectors in the economy.
Costa Rica is not allowing the entry of potatoes from the U.S. and customs in Miami have increased controls on ornamental plants coming from Costa Rica.
It has been assumed that the increased controls on ornamental plants occurred after the State Phytosanitary Service (SFE) of Costa Rica suspended the issuance of phytosanitary requirement forms for importing U.S.
I have six building lots in the Punta Leona Resort ready for construction. I am looking for a partner to provide financing and or construction. Wanted partner for financing and/ or construction in the...
Sustainable 70 Acre Coffee Farm, San Ramon, Costa Rica Coffee Estate, development property with 20 titled lots, ready to develop with roads, water and power. Great Location, close to everything. Ideal area for living or developing an ecologically...
Generates business opportunities by linking supply and demand of goods and services between Central America and the rest of the world.
Operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama
Phone: (506) 225 4786