As the country suffers from a serious crisis of inability to develop public works, one Costa Rican company is helping build the Panama Canal and highways and another infrastructure works in other countries.
Costa Ricans do not lack capacity to design and implement large infrastructure projects.One example that confirms this is the participation of MECO in building the third set of locks of the Panama Canal and major roadworks in Colombia.
The National Center for Economic Research suggests tendering the frequencies for 4G LTE technology in 2016, and creating an entity to coordinate policies for the port sector.
The National Economic Research Center (CIEN) carried out an assessment of the country's infrastructure and has proposed actions to improve the conditions of the three major elements: ports and border trade, energy and telecommunications.
In Costa Rica the type of asphalt available is the AC-30 type, which is the only kind imported by state run company Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo, which has a monopoly on the import of petroleum and its derivatives.
'... Regardless of whether the area is hot, cold, rains a lot or a little, or if there is high or low traffic levels, in Costa Rica there is only one type of asphalt used for road construction. "
Latin America's weakness in infrastructure will be once again evident during the upcoming economic recovery.
"A study by the World Bank in 2003 warned of the low investment levels of the region, and stated that to reach infrastructure levels similar to those of South Korea, the region would have to invest between 4% and 6% of its GDP for 20 years. And the region is far, far away from achieving this".
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