The company moved this operation to factories in Asia, because it wants to concentrate its Costa Rican facility in the production of server microprocessors.
The chipset assembly plant had been installed in Costa Rica in 2003, adding to a server production facility and a distribution center. Intel already has chipset plants in Malaysia and China.
The article by Juan Fernando Lara, from Nacion.com, reported that corporate affairs manager for Intel Costa Rica, Karla White, said: "The process of taking chipsets from Costa Rica responds to increased demand among corporate server customers. There is growing awareness in the world that new technologies offer increased energy efficiency and data processing, which increases demand in the server market for data centers".
The rice lobby held firm and the price of rice will not fall, at least until stocks from the current harvest are exhausted.
Rice manufacturers must submit alternatives to the current fixed pricing system, within a period of one month.
Producers in the South blocked roads in order to pressure the government to keep the price of a sack of 73.6 kilos unchanged, a condition required by manufacturers for the purchase of the current crop.
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Grupo ICE, composed of the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) and its subsidiaries Radiográfica Costarricense (RACSA) and Compañía Nacional de Fuerza y Luz (CNFL), joined the Chamber of Information and Communication Technologies of Costa Rica (CAMTIC) as a strategic partner since June 2009.
The Chamber of Information and Communication Technologies (CAMTIC for its acronym in Spanish) is a nonprofit private trade organization for IT companies representative in Costa Rica & Central America.
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