The country attracted $1,203 million last year, with highlights being an increase in capital from countries in the region such as Panama, Colombia and Guatemala.
In 2015 flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) from Latin America were higher than those received from North America, totaling $437.8 million, the largest share (36.4% of total), according to the Central Bank of Honduras.
A review by the OECD of Costa Rica's investment policy points out success and includes recommendations to improve critical aspects.
A statement from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reads:
Costa Rica signs OECD agreement to boost investment
Costa Rica has now become the 45th country to join the international investment instrument of the OECD, aimed at helping the country attract more and better foreign investment and promote responsible business conduct.
At $1.90 million, Costa Rica is the Central American country that received the most Foreign Direct Investments (FDI)last year, closely followed by Panama at $1.83 billion and El Salvador at $1.53 billion.
According to the World Investment Report 2008 published on Wednesday, Costa Rica benefited from the global growth in FDI's for the third consecutive year which was at a record of 36% or $1.8 trillion.
PRONicaragua, is the Nicaraguan Investment Promotion Agency, established in 2002. We are a non-profit, public-private institution whose mission is to generate economic growth and job creation in Nicaragua by attracting high-quality foreign direct investment. The Agency provides complimentary support services to qualified investors seeking investment opportunities in our country.
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We service our customers by helping them in all aspects of the process of establishing businesses in CA also we provide them with business opportunities in the Financial, Comercial and Real estate sectors.
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