China-Costa Rica trade grows

Trade between China and Costa Rica increased 37.8 per cent over the past year, after the two countries re-established diplomatic relations on June 1, 2007.

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Exports of Costa Rican products to China grew by 20 percent, to 846 million dollars, while China increased its volume of sales to Costa Rica by 35 per cent, for a total of 809 million dollars.
These results place China in secon place as a trade partner of Costa Rica, with nine per cent of total exports. Only the United States does more business with this country.

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Costa Rican industrial leaders question FTA with China

November 2008

The Costa Rican Chamber of Industry warned that they have grave doubts with regard to the FTA with China saying it would be preferable to enter into a partial agreement.

Juan Maria Gonzalez, President of the Chamber indicated that China's interest in Costa Rica is not commercial, but rather geopolitical and that when these two plans mix results are not good.

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