Costa Rica: To Reduce Paperwork Formalities ... More Formalities

The future Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry proposes the creation of a court that will be responsible for dealing with complaints from citizens who feel affected by bureaucratic excesses of the state.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

If this nonsense is a sign of what the work will be of the next head of the MEIC, the Costa Rican productive sector should not put too much hope in his management. The proposal by the Minister means transferring a specific and direct responsibility of his department, to a court whose actions are in essence slow.

On, it is reported that Welmer Ramos, appointed Minister of Economy, Industry and Commerce (MEIC) of Costa Rica, said, "The country needs a court that addresses citizen complaints of excessive paperwork required by some institutions when developing projects or putting enterprises into operation. "

Perhaps we should not be too surprised by the working strategy for dealing with red tape outlined by the future Minister Welmer Minister Ramos, because it is consistent with his background as a scholar and bureaucrat.

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