Costa Rica: Macroeconomic Program 2015-2016  

If one thing the current authorities of the Central Bank have stated clear is the concern about the stability of all macroeconomic variables, starting with the exchange rate.  

Monday, February 2, 2015

From analysis given in a blog by Aldesa, Pulso Bursatil:

Since the review of the Macroeconomic Program 2013, where the Central Bank of Costa Rica (BCCR) decided to remove the controversial cap on credit growth, a document of this type has not been presented, with so many changes and announcements of importance to the Costa Rican economy, as presented on Saturday.

However, despite the changes, there is no expectation of a very different situation to the one seen now, therefore it is no coincidence that the word "stability" is found 26 times in the document.

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The Central Bank has set the inflation target at 3% for 2016-2017. The projection of real GDP growth for 2016 is 4.2% and 4.5% in 2017.

From a statement issued by the Central Bank of Costa Rica:

This program contains an analysis of the macroeconomic situation in 2015 and the objectives, policy measures and macroeconomic projections for the next 24 months.