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Minister of Foreign Trade: "It's a Privilege to Sit at the Same Table as the Other OECD 37 Members"

The Minister of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica, Dyalá Jiménez, talks about the country's membership of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and other topics in a recent interview with Jacopo Dettoni from fDi Intelligence....

JULY 9th 2020
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COVID-19 Calls on Workforce to Turn Up the Volume on Lifelong Learning

*Article originally published at CR Biz from Howler Magazine: https://bit.ly/3gH8echJuly 1, 2020. Ready or not, life implies change. Many of us have reflected on this over the last four months since COVID-19 arrived in Costa Rica. Our wo...

JULY 7th 2020
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Pfizer Donates to Costa Rica Technological Equipment for Telemedicine and Coolers for Medication Delivery Service

*Press release originally published by Pfizer Costa Rica. •Pfizer’s donation allows the CCSS to minimize the exposure of patients and health professionals to COVID-19.•An additional 250 coolers will help transport cold-chain medications to ...

JULY 3rd 2020
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Proquinal Costa Rica to Reinvest US$20 Million in Manufacturing Plant and Add up to 50 Jobs

•Investment will include the acquisition of Italian machinery to allow for the manufacture of coated fabrics destined for high-performance markets.Costa Rica, July 1, 2020. Proquinal Costa Rica, a company member of the Spradling Group, recently an...

JULY 1st 2020
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World Bank: “Costa Rica’s IPA (CINDE) Follows Several Good Practices, Particularly around Strategic Focus”

The pandemic caused by COVID-19 increased global uncertainty. However, like any challenge, new opportunities come ahead to readjust and adapt to the world’s new context. This part of the World Bank’s analysis in its latest report Global Investment...

JUNE 19th 2020
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Johnson Controls Continues Growth in Costa Rica to Drive Services for LATAM by Adquiring Termo Aire

The growth strategy will expand the Center of Excellence global network. In a move to strengthen the design capabilities and services, Johnson Controls recently acquired Termo Aire, one of Costa Rica’s renowned engineering cons...

JUNE 19th 2020
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The Project Podcast: Microsoft Bets Big on Costa Rica

Why did Microsoft choose Costa Rica and decided to expand its presence in the country to over 800 employees? The country manager of Microsoft Costa Rica, Ineke Geesink, and the Director of Investment Climate of CINDE, Vanessa Gibson, talk abo...

JUNE 18th 2020
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SYKES Announces 450 Permanent Positions in Costa Rica

·The company will welcome new hires with a sign-on bonus, plus scholarships for new employees to take courses and obtain professional certifications from the SYKES Tech Academy.·Interested parties must have an English level of 85% or more and ma...

JUNE 17th 2020
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Portafolio Inmobiliario Starts Construction of the Costa Rica Green Valley Free Trade Zone Project in Grecia

•The first phase of this mixed-use development, located in Grecia, Alajuela, will reside under Free Trade Zone status.•Project land will total more than 1,000,000 m2 (10,763,910 ft2). The first phase of the free zone project will develop 140,000...

JUNE 16th 2020
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Coursera and Costa Rica Launch a Joint Program to Strengthen Industry 4.0 Skills and Train - Free of Charge - 50,000 People to Confront the COVID-19 Crisis

•Collaboration between Coursera and Costa Rica will allow for the development of strategic and technical skills in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and sustainability, among others, which are key to post-COVID-19 business transformation on...

JUNE 15th 2020
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Coursera and Costa Rica Launch a Joint Program to Strengthen Industry 4.0 Skills

Coursera, a leading online education platform, teamed up with Costa Rica. Over the next 6 months, 50,000 people will be trained in the strategic and technical skills required for Industry 4.0. More information: https://bit.ly/2APks3f

JUNE 15th 2020
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GSK launches its Finance Hub for Americas in Costa Rica

• This center is delivering critical finance activities for the Americas region • More than 100 Finance professionals hired in the past 6 months • GSK has three regional Finance hubs performing similar activities worldwide in Costa Rica,...

JUNE 11th 2020
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The Advantages of Investing in Costa Rica, Latest OECD Member

•Costa Rica became the organization’s member number 38 and the fourth in Latin America, last May 15th. •Joining the organization is a clear acknowledgment that Costa Rica meets the most demanding world standards including those related to f...

MAY 27th 2020
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Free Trade Zone Companies Have Contributed with Over $1,1 Million to Combat the COVID-19 Outbreak in Costa Rica

•Free trade zones support more than 180,000 direct and indirect jobs, amid the challenging situation Costa Rica is currently facing.•Multinationals have developed projects in technology transfer, innovation, and collaboration with the national a...

MAY 27th 2020
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5 reasons Costa Rica has Latin America’s Lowest COVID-19 Mortality Rate

•Reports from BBC News World and DW highlight why Costa Rica is one of the countries with fewest deaths due to the novel coronavirus.•The country doesn’t report community transmission. By May 28, Costa Rica had registered 10 deaths due to C...

MAY 27th 2020