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Coffee: Controversial Law Reform Approved

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 21

The National Assembly of Nicaragua approved the bill that establishes that when the price per quintal of grain exceeds $100, producers must contribute one dollar to a commission that will watch over the incentives of the sector.

Coffee: Law Reform Moves Forward, Despite Opposition

Coffee: Law Reform Tailored to the Government

MARKET STUDY

Beer: Purchases Increase to 45%

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 21

Once again explained by the behavior of purchases from Mexico, during the first quarter of the year beer imports in Central America totaled $58 million, 45% more than in the same period of 2018.

Beer Purchases Up 40% in 2018

Alcoholic Beverages: Import up 23%

Credit Cards: Proposals to Regulate the Market

prensalibre.com, August 21

Implementing a mixed system of interest rates composed of a fixed one with a contract for a determined time and another variable agreed between the account holder and the issuer, is one of the proposals that are discussed in the Congress of Guatemala.

Banking Cards: Objections to Commission Regulation

Credit Cards: Discussion Continues in Guatemala

Why is the Dollar Price Falling?

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 21

In Costa Rica, the exchange rate closed on Tuesday, August 20 at 565.88 colones per dollar in the wholesale market MONEX, its lowest level since late May last year.

Strong Dollar Income to Press Exchange Rate

Exchange Rate Resumes Upward Trend

Medications: Changes Proposed in Panama

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 21

The most important change proposed by the authorities is to make exceptions to the health registration of pharmaceutical products in situations of critical shortage.

Medicines: New Rules for Health Records

Changes in Medication Purchases

Tax Information Exchange between Costa Rica and Italy Applies

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 21

The Agreement with the Republic of Italy for the exchange of information on tax matters entered into force on 17 June.

Exchange of Tax Information Panama - Uruguay

Panama and the Automatic Exchange of Tax Information

Electricity: $19 Million in Contract Awarded

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 21

Metro de Panamá awarded AES Panama, S.A. the contract to supply energy and meters, in the form of a Large Passive Customer of the Wholesale Electricity Market, for a 60-month period.

Tender for Electricity for $23 million

Energy Guatemala: Eleven Contracts Awarded

Donut Shops: Competition Intensifies

prensalibre.com, August 21

In Guatemala, the Dunkin chain opened a new sales point at kilometer 14.5 of Carretera a El Salvador and plans to open five new stores in 2020.

Convenience Stores: New Investment in Guatemala

Fast Food: New Sales Point

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TAXES

Tax Creation as Culture

Crhoy.com, August 19

Businessmen regret the fact that in Costa Rica is constant the creation of new taxes, fees and...

GOVERNMENT

Who's in Charge in Costa Rica?

elobservadorcr.com, August 14

The power of public employees' guilds in the country was evidenced by the agreement that...

RETAIL

Private Label: Arrived to Stay?

elfinancierocr.com, August 7

In the retail business, large distributors boost the sales of their own brand products through...

GOVERNMENT

Uncertainty for the Second Round of the Electoral Process

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 6

On August 11, Guatemalans will go for the second time to the polls, in a climate of uncertainty,...

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

Big Data, Fashion and Internet

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 2

Through geolocation tools and techniques for analyzing large volumes of information, the fashion...

TRANSPORTATION

Cargo Movement and the Future of Business

martesfinanciero.com, July 31

Building specialized docks for the auxiliary marine industry and increasing the capacity to...

CHEMISTRY & PLASTIC

Disposable Packaging: More Costs, New Challenges

elfinancierocr.com, July 30

Changes in legislation restricting the use of disposable plastic containers and packaging force...

PRICING

Prices: What Discounts Do Consumers Prefer?

CentralAmericaData.COM, July 26

Discount promotions expressed in percentage terms rather than absolute values are typically...

RETAIL

Retail: New Market Challenges

Prensa.com, July 23

Meeting the demands of consumers who increasingly seek responsibility in the production chain...

Economy

GT SV HN NI CR PA
Consumer Prices
4.37%
0.12%
4.69%
6.07%
2.88%
1.88%
Econ. Activity
189.8
257.4
244.3
141.6
0.38
353.9
Exchange Rate
7.671
n/a
24.64
33.53
568.5
n/a

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Thursday, August 29, 2019 - Friday, August 30, 2019

HR Forum

San José, Costa Rica

On August 29 and 30, the HR Forum will be held in San José, an event that will address topics such as Talent and Recruitment, Human Resources Strategy, the Relationship between Employees and the Legislation of the country, and others.

Event by: Departamento Editorial de CentralAmericaData.com

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - Friday, September 20, 2019

San José, Costa Rica

From September 18 to 20, the Hospital Infrastructure Congress will be held in San José, Costa Rica, in which topics related to the challenges of future generations in the field of health management and social welfare will be discussed.

Event by: Departamento Editorial de CentralAmericaData.com

Grupo Industrial Latistmo S.A (GILATSA)

We are dedicated to the sale of office and school supplies, as well as stationery, with manufacturing prices and the possibility of delivery in any country of Central America and the Dominican Republi
Operates in Panama, Honduras, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic and Central America
Phone: (507) 2634871

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Koncar inem

Croatian company. Power electronic manufacturers
Operates in Costa Rica and Honduras
Phone: (+385) 13655902

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