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Invest in Costa Rica: Scheme Offers Credit for Green Biz

A scheme led by banks seeks to encourage more people to invest in Costa Rica by offering credit to companies focused on sustainable development and the green economy. At least 13 financial institutions have signed up to the ‘Green Protocol’, which sees them offering loans to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with an environmental focus, …

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Scarlet macaws in Costa Rica, where the first meeting of the Caribbean Triangle was held

Caribbean Triangle Promotes CR-Panama-DR Business

A new initiative known as the ‘Caribbean Triangle’ seeks to promote business and cooperation between Costa Rica, Panama, and the Dominican Republic — three of the most developed and investment-friendly economies in Central America and the Caribbean.   Holding its first meeting on September 8, representatives of the three nations came together in Costa Rica’s capital …

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Playa Conchal in Costa Rica, where companies must comply with financial regulatory compliance

Financial Regulatory Compliance in Costa Rica: a Guide

If you are doing business in the Costa Rican market, or intending to launch there, you will need to have a grasp of financial regulatory compliance in Costa Rica. Because  failure to comply with financial regulations can cause legal issues or result in financial penalties, potentially diminishing the standing of your company in the eyes …

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A remote worker, like those being encouraged to consider moving to Costa Rica

Moving to Costa Rica: New Law Targets Digital Nomads

A new law seeks to attract digital nomads into moving to Costa Rica by offering a renewable one-year visa with generous tax incentives. Officially named the ‘Law to Attract Workers and Remote Providers of International Services,’ the measure was signed into law by President Carlos Alvarado on August 11, having originally been approved by the …

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‘Good Practice Club’ Expands: Costa Rica Joins the OECD

Costa Rica has been accepted as the 38th member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) — an intergovernmental economic organization known informally as “the good practice club” due to its stringent demands for democratic and free market trade practices among its members.  The news will be welcomed by foreign investors operating in …

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