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Overview: Trade Relations Between the United States and Costa Rica

Overview: Trade Relations Between the United States and Costa Rica

The United States and Costa Rica have maintained a relatively close trade relationship throughout its history. According to the Embassy of the US in Costa Rica, this relationship was born in 1851 and reinforced in 1852, when the “Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation” between both countries came into effect. Interactions between both countries cover diverse trade matters and allow them to benefit and strengthen their commercial and diplomatic relations. Costa Rica receives from the US...

Understanding Dividend Withholding Tax in Colombia for US Residents

Understanding Dividend Withholding Tax in Colombia for US Residents

Learn about dividend withholding taxes in Colombia that US residents should expect to pay to Colombian Tax Authorities when receiving dividends from Colombian companies. Colombia has an unmatched business environment. Its economy has seen growth rates of over 4% a year consistently during the last 5 years, according to data by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. With a growing number of US residents investing in companies in Colombia, it’s important to clearly understand how the dividends from...

Perceptions of Doing Business in Latin America: Cautious Optimism For Future Growth and Opportunities

Perceptions of Doing Business in Latin America: Cautious Optimism For Future Growth and Opportunities

In June 2020, the Biz Latin Hub team launched a survey asking for information about individuals’ perceptions about doing business in Latin America. In June 2020, the Biz Latin Hub team launched a survey asking for information about individuals’ perceptions about doing business in Latin America. We received a range of responses from 75 business owners, executives, government officials and other specialists operating in over 40 countries worldwide. 57.3% of respondents are considering expanding...

US-Mexico Trade to Continue During Restricted Travel Period

US-Mexico Trade to Continue During Restricted Travel Period

According to the US and Mexico governments, it is essential to take measures to reduce the impact that COVID-19 could have on the economic and commercial relationship between the USA and Mexico. The two governments aim to maintain US-Mexico trade during this time. Leaders agreed to apply restrictive measures at the border to control the flow of people between Mexico and the USA. US-Mexico trade during restricted travel period Individuals engaged in lawful cross-border trade are permitted to...

Reforged Bolivia-US Partnership to Improve Trade and Business in Bolivia

Reforged Bolivia-US Partnership to Improve Trade and Business in Bolivia

Business in Bolivia is set to improve as the country works to rekindle its diplomatic and commercial relationships with the US. Bolivia has experienced one of the highest growth rates in South America over the last few years. In 2018, the country grew by 4.22% and has entered a new, more open phase that favors international trade and the entrance of foreign investment to the Bolivian market. Under former President Evo Morales, Bolivia’s relationship with the US turned cold. However, this is...

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