Simplification of Procedures: Approval Needed to Move "From Words to Deeds"

Businessmen in Costa Rica recognize the progress made by the government, but are calling for an acceleration in the process to eliminate the duplication of paperwork which still prevails in several institutions.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Currently we have a clear agenda to deal with the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry regarding outstanding issues and the reduction in the number of requirements for starting a business and those for established businesses.

The president of the Chamber of Commerce of Costa Rica, Francisco Llobet told Crhoy.com that "... We have been asking for progress, especially in terms of registrations for all products: drugs, cosmetics, food, natural products, biomedical equipment and supplies, among others, and have seen some progress, but certainly there is a lot more to do. "

For his part, President of the Chamber of Industries of Costa Rica, Enrique Egloff, added "... There continues to be excessive duplication of procedures both in public and private institutions, and municipalities, affecting registering a business, paying taxes and these cause rises in production costs."



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