In order to take advantage of the growing global demand for cocoa and fine chocolates, in the last three years the number of hectares dedicated to the cultivation of cocoa in the country went from 3169 to 4000.
Supporting efforts to obtain a high-quality grain, local producers are increasing acreage and diversifying final products, in order to export cocoa not only in its whole grain or chopped format, but also products such as chocolate, cocoa butter, liqueurs and other things.
With the equivalence renewal, Costa Rica remains in the EU’s list of third party nations, for an unlimited time, and on Switzerland’s list until 2013, allowing it to export organic products to the European market with a certification issued by national certification bodies under Costa Rican regulations and with the supervision of the SFE, an entity qualified at the national level.
A press release from the State Phytosanitary Service reads:
We think its impossible that someone else wont find it and pick it up first before we can do it ourselves, but it doesn’t always work out that way...
In his opinion piece in Prensa.com, Joseph N. Abbo writes about what he believes is an example of the "Efficient Market Theory" having its flaws, noting the current situation in the Panamanian debt market, resulting from a comparison of yields from the Bono Global 2020 issued on the international markets and the Nota del Tesoro (Treasury Note) 2018.
FUNDESA compares international indexes of Central American countries and provides suggestions and actions to promote development in Guatemala.
The Foundation for the Development of Guatemala (FUNDESA) presents, as a balance for 2010, an index comparison with other Central American countries and lists 5 groups considered priority actions when promoting better development conditions for Guatemala, expecting better index evaluations for the future:
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
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.
Operates in Costa Rica
Phone: (506) 2272 9650 - (506) 8845 5439
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.
Operates in Nicaragua
Phone: (505) 2270 6400
Panamá Pacífico with thousands of interested visitors to its stand in Expocomer 2010, not only offered the Key Note speech of thursday, but launched the residential phase of this great development on the banks of the Panama Canal