Professionals Seeking to Improve Competitiveness in Costa Rica

A group of representatives from the private sector and the university sector have created a Competitiveness Council (CPC in Spanish).

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

In order to attract more foreign investment, among other things, the group composed of professionals and academics have decided to create a group to provide recommendations to the government to improve competitiveness.

The group, which includes experienced professionals, will seek to unite competitiveness councils in other countries, in order to exchange ideas and implement best practices.

Federico Chavarria, Deloitte consulting partner and vice president of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), Board Member, said that the Council will not provide policy or union recommendations, but will suggestions that will focus on practices that promote economic growth and social development .

An article in's states: "The official launch of the association will take place in the second conference entitled "Competitiveness Summit 2011 AmCham: Talent in Action", which will be held on Monday 28 November at the Hotel Real Intercontinental.

The Council arose from the conclusions from the meeting last year and its plan is to make recommendations to the Government on issues such as attracting foreign investment, and improving government efficiency and infrastructure. "

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