Recognising the huge potential and opportunities in trade and investments, Central American nation Costa Rica seeks Preferential Trade Agreement with India.
Costa Rica became the second Central American country to enter a FTA with South Korea, that will give immediate access without tariffs to 80% of Costa Rican products.
Negotiations for the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with South Korea was begun by the Chinchilla administration (2010-2014), completed in 2016 and now only requires the President’s signature to go into force.
ICSID tribunal rules Costa Rica was in its right to stop a tourist construction project on the Pacific coast that violated environmental laws.
Costa Rica and China signed a cooperation agreement regarding the Silk Road Economic Belt, a Beijing initiative that aims to encourage trade and investment.
The officials will likely discuss the impact that the trade agreement could have on their economic and business relations.
Costa Rica aims to strengthen e-commerce links with China and participate in the Belt and Road Initiative to enhance bilateral trade and investment.
Costa Rica is trying to sign a bilateral investment treaty with the UAE.
Costa Rica is aiming to reach a free trade agreement and an investment pact with Japan as part of the Central American country’s strategy to diversify its economy based on business-friendly but environmentally conscious development platforms.
South Korea and a group of Central American countries have tentatively signed a free trade agreement.
The leaders of South Korea and Costa Rica agreed Wednesday to strive for an early conclusion of free trade negotiations between the Asian nation and six Central American countries
The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Costa Rica and Colombia will become effective this August 1.
On 24 July 2015, Costa Rica requested the termination of the arbitral proceedings that the Canadian Mining company, Infinito Gold filed with the Centre for the Settlement of Disputes between Foreign Investors and States.
Infinito announced that it has secured funding from a lender to continue pursuing damages stemming from Costa Rica’s cancellation of the firm’s gold mining concession in 2011.
Zombie mining company that tried to sue Costa Rica for US$1 billion in lost profits folds.
The Colombian Senate has approved a free trade agreement (FTA) with Costa Rica, a prerequisite for the Central American state to become member of the Pacific Alliance
The Congress of Guatemala has repealed the controversial "Monsanto Law" which legalised property rights on plant varieties in accordance with CAFTA.
Free trade agreement with Costa Rica and Panama has been ratified by the Norwegian Parliament, granting Norwegian fish exporters the same terms and conditions as their competitors in the region, which implies they will operate on equal footing with countries such as Chile.
The Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica ratified a free trade agreement with Colombia on Thursday night that covers approximately 70 percent of exports from both countries, according to an official source on Friday.
The Legislative Assembly has approved a bill sealing a free trade agreement with EFTA, a group of non-EU countries including Lichtenstein, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland.