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  • OECD Warns Costa Rica “A Crisis Will Bring Terrible Consequences”
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  • Latin America One of Three Regions With Persistent Deforestation
  • Bangladesh has stable economic outlook
  • Central America Rising
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    Investment

  • Align Technology Expands Operations in Costa Rica With New ...
  • BlueJeans expands channel program to drive partner growth
  • DHL Opens Expanded Customer Support Facility in Costa Rica
  • Creating new opportunities in Costa Rica's Central Pacific
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  • Costa Rica: Top 10 Challenges Of Doing Business In Costa Rica
  • Align Technology Expands Operations in Costa Rica With New ...
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    Demographics

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  • Solving Costa Rica's traffic and pollution problem
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  • Costa Rica: Country Profile
  • Bryn's 'pura vida': how Costa Rica inspired a teenager's musical ...
  • Solving Costa Rica's traffic and pollution problem
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    Export/Import

  • The Coca-Cola Company Begins Construction of One of its Largest ...
  • Strong Rebound in Construction Boosts Costa Rica's economy
  • Economy faces downturn due to lack of tax reform
  • Costa Rica to Issue US$4 billion in Foreign Markets
  • 'Tariffs on exports from Nigeria, others may hit 37% as trade war ...
  • May Beef Exports Shatter Value Record
  • Costa Rica: Top 10 Challenges Of Doing Business In Costa Rica
  • The Coca-Cola Company Begins Construction of One of its Largest ...
  • Strong Rebound in Construction Boosts Costa Rica's economy
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    Public Spending

  • Costa Rica Plans To Eliminate Fossil Fuels By 2021
  • Planning a Trip to Costa Rica? Here's What You Need to Do First
  • Finding Luxury Homes in Costa Rica on a Budget of Under 200K
  • Costa Rica Mobile Subscribers Up 10.5% To 8.3 Million in 2016
  • The Complete Guide To: Costa Rica
  • Next Time You Fly To Colombia, Head For Panama To Save $$$
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    Public Debt

  • OECD Warns Costa Rica “A Crisis Will Bring Terrible Consequences”
  • US-Costa Rica Debt-for-Nature Swap Will Provide $1M for Forest ...
  • Gay-Marriage Clash Throws Costa Rica Presidential Race Wide Open
  • More Warnings Over Fiscal Deficit
  • Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Up 14%
  • Costa Rica & The Debt Crisis
  • Costa Rica Exported More Than US$3.3 Billion In Technology
  • US Forgives Costa Rican Debt to Help Environment
  • Fitch Downgrades Costa Rica to 'BB'; Outlook Revised to Stable
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2017-05-11CRUnemployment Rate Q10.0919.5% 0.09601
    2017-05-08CRInflation Rate YoY APR0.01641.58% 0.01840
  • 2017 opens with 8,2% inflation
  • Inflation reached 7,3% in December
  • Downgrade not automatic – Shiimi
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    2017-05-08CRInflation Rate MoM APR0.0015-0.42% -0.0010
  • Credit Act amendment awaits Geingob's signature
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