Amazon.com Expands Call Center Operations in Costa Rica

Amazon.com has been established in Costa Rica for several years where it now operates 4 service centers in Costa Rica with more than 28,000 m2 of office space and over 2,100 employees.  The Costa Rican operations of Amazon.com include customer service support, engineering and back off
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Income Inequality Rises in Costa Rica

Income inequality is on the rise in Costa Rica.  Despite the fact that Costa Rica has been very successful over the years in lifting the standard of living of the population it has recently seen an increase in income inequality .  The decisions made by leaders after the 1948 revolutio
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Costa Rica Global Competitiveness Rankings for 2015

Costa Rica Global Competitiveness Rankings for 2015  The  2014-2015 Global Competitiveness report has been released by the World Economic Forum.   The Global Competitiveness report analyzes what it refers to as the 12 pillars which are the following: First pillar: Institutions Second
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Costa Rica Electric Rates Increase Substantially

The Costa Rican electric company Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad has increased the electrical rates by 30% in 2013.  This increase has generate protests by many of the manufacturing facilities located in Costa Rica who point out that the increase in rates puts Costa Rica
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Starting a Business in Costa Rica

Starting a Business in Costa Rica  By Roger A Petersen    If you want to start a business in Costa Rica the first thing you will need is lots of patience.   The World Bank has ranked Costa Rica 118 out of 183 countries for starting a business.  That is a
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Procter & Gamble Expands in Costa Rica

          Procter & Gamble expands in Costa Rica Procter & Gamble  (P&G) expands in Costa Rica. Procter & Gamble  (P&G) will open a new regional planning and supply chain center in Costa Rica.  The expansion means an investme
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Foreign Investment in Costa Rica

    Attracting foreign direct investment is crucial for the continued growth and development of the Costa Rican economy.   In Central America Costa Rica and Panama are competing to attract investment.   Costa Rica was recently named by the Foreign Direct
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Costa Rica Global Competitiveness Rankings 2012-2013

    costaricaglobalcompetitiveness Costa Rica Global Competitiveness Rankings The World Economic Forum released its 2012-2013 Global Competitiveness Report. The World Economic Forum describes itself as an independent international organization which is committed to improving
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Costa Rica Commercial Code Law # 3284

 The Commercial Code of Costa Rica regulates commercial transactions in Costa Rica.  The Commercial Code is divided into five sections as follows: Book I –  Corporate Formation and Commercial Enterprise This section covers all aspects of corporate formation, disso
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