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Ficohsa Acquires Citi in Nicaragua

CentralAmericaData.COM, March 26

The transaction involves the acquisition of all of Citi's operations in the country, including commercial loans, personal loans, deposits and credit cards.

Banrural Buys Procredit in Nicaragua

Banks For Sale in Nicaragua

Elimination of Tax Exemptions in Costa Rica

Nacion.com, March 26

The Ministry of Finance has announced the sending to the Legislative Assembly of a bill which eliminates 220 different tax exemptions.

Costa Rica: Tax Exemptions Revised

Costa Rica: Review of Tax Exemptions

Nicaragua: Reduction in Electricity Rates Approved

CentralAmericaData.COM, March 26

The National Assembly has approved a bill which reduces electricity rates for consumers using more than 150 KW, using the savings generated by low oil prices.

Nicaragua: Electricity Rates to be Reduced

Nicaragua: Companies Ask for Lower Electricity Rates

Fall in Brazil's Coffee Production

reuters.com, March 26

Supply from the world's largest producer could drop this year to 45 million bags of 60 kilos, partly due to a decrease in the inventory of robusta beans in Espirito Santo.

Coffee: Global Report up to February 2015

Coffee: Global Market Stat in January 2015

Tender: Works on Water Distribution System

CentralAmericaData.COM, March 26

The Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers in Panama is putting out to tender the renovation and expansion of the system for storage and distribution of drinking water in David.

Tender: Extension of Drinking Water System

Tender for Drinking Water Supply for $1.9 million

Trend in "Gourmet" Coffee Shops

Nacion.com, March 26

A new business model focused on providing high-quality coffee and from designated sources has started operations in Costa Rica, aimed at discerning consumers.

Panamanian Geisha Coffee and its Competitors

Coffee Shops Booming in Costa Rica

Consumption in Central America: Some Rise and Others Fall

martesfinanciero.com, March 25

In 2014 the volume of household consumption increased by 16% in Nicaragua, 7% in El Salvador, 5% in Panama and 6% in Guatemala, while in Costa Rica and Honduras it fell by 1% and 5%, respectively.

Own Brands in Panama

Consumer Trends in Spain

Wage Costs in Costa Rica

Nacion.com, March 25

Product marketing companies are paying the highest average monthly salary, of $2,234, followed by those in the technology and communications sector, with $2,172, and thirdly, service companies, with $2,008.

El Salvador: Rise in Minimum Wage

Labor Market Distortions in Costa Rica

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MINING & GEOLOGY

Fiscal Transparency in Mining Industry

CentralAmericaData.COM, March 26

A report from the Central Institute for Fiscal Studies said that mining activities in Guatemala...

ENERGY

Popular Capitalism in Action

CentralAmericaData.COM, March 23

Small investors have bought $15 million in shares ranging from $1,000 to $20,000, from a trust...

INFRASTRUCTURE & CONSTRUCTION

Report on Construction Projects - January 2015

CentralAmericaData.COM, March 12

A bus terminal, a wastewater treatment plant and several residential developments top the list...

COMMERCE

2015 Business Mecca: Panama Oeste

martesfinanciero.com, March 10

Banks, supermarkets, shopping centers and residential development projects characterize the...

EMPLOYMENT

Want More Unemployment? Increase the Minimum Wage

CentralAmericaData.COM, March 9

Trade unionists who promote it, the officials who estimate it, the rulers who decree it, are not...

FINANCE

The Importance of Micro Credit  

CentralAmericaData.COM, March 9

An adequate legal framework is needed for the healthy and steady development of institutions...

GOVERNMENT

Open Government is "Fictional"

CentralAmericaData.COM, March 6

Many of the officials working in Central American governments are annoyed at the idea of the...

BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT

Costa Rica: A Greek Drama in Central America

CentralAmericaData.COM, February 27

The country which used to stand out in the region because of its good relative level of...

BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT

The Best Companies Are Not Corrupt

CCIA Panama, February 26

"Organizations that implement ethical practices improve their productivity, drastically reducing...

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