Costa Rica construction booms despite gloom in US

The number of building permits issued in the first quarter in Costa Rica was 11 percent up on the same period of last year, as a construction boom gains strength.

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

The tendency in Costa Rica is in stark contrast with the doubts being expressed over the future of the US economy, and construction industry executives say no end is in sight to growth in the sector.

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