Daily Update

More Competition in the Cocoa Market

Bloomberg.com, August 29

This year Ecuador could surpass Brazil as the largest producer of cocoa in America, with an expected increase of 9% in production, estimated at 240 thousand tons.

Growth in Peruvian Cocoa Exports to Canada

Costa Rica: The Business of Adding Value to Cocoa

Costa Rica: Businesses Seek to Reactivate the Caribbean

elfinancierocr.com, August 29

In the absence of concrete actions by the state, companies in the province of Limón have announced that they will promote economic development in the area using foreign investment.

Managua: Third Best City in the World to Invest in

$413 million in Projects for FOMILENIO

El Salvador: Obstacles to Geothermal Energy

ElEconomista.net, August 29

Employers claim that the country has the potential to exploit this energy, but the processes for obtaining environmental permits is being held up, in some cases by up to three years.

The Potential of Wind Power in Nicaragua

Costa Rica: Geothermal Energy in National Parks

Tariff on Footwear Imports in Mexico

ElEconomista.net, August 29

It has been announced that a tax of 25% to 30% will be applied to imports of footwear, as part of the suspension of tariff reduction implemented by the previous government.

Enactment of Honduras - Canada NAFTA Announced

Colombia Lowers Extra Tariff on CFZ

Brazilian Interest in Hydrocarbon Exploration

Estrategiaynegocios.net, August 29

Two companies from the South American country are interested in oil exploration activities in the Nicaraguan Caribbean coast.

Reform to Law on Hydrocarbon Exploration

Nicaragua: Extension of Deadlines for Geothermal Concessions

Guatemala awards 250 MW energy contracts

prensalibre.com, August 28

Using an auction mechanism consisting of successive rounds contracts were awarded to 21 power plants for energy supply at an average price of $109.38 per MW.

Colombians Buy Generators in Costa Rica and Panama

Guatemala: Tender for Supply of 250 MW

Reform to Lift "Corporate Veil"

Ameliarueda.com, August 28

If successful, the bill being discussed in the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica, will make shareholders of corporations liable in cases of fraud.

El Salvador: Reform to Law Against Money Laundering Approved

El Salvador: Investment Laws Stalled in Assembly

Tender for Works on Electricity Substations for $27 million

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 28

Empresa de Transmisión Eléctrica de Panamá is putting out to tender transmission replacement and addition of equipment in substation and transmission lines in the Mata Nance and Progreso projects.

Panama: Several Roadworks Tenders Announced

Guatemala: $87 million for Power Grid

More News

more press releases...

GOVERNMENT

Costa Rica: More of the Same

CentralAmericaData.COM, August 14

The initiative for a National Strategy for Employment and Production created by the new Solís...

EDUCATION

Compare Yourself With the Best, Not the Worst

Nacion.com, August 8

Adpoting the PISA tests as a basic tool for the management of education systems is essential if...

GOVERNMENT

Negotiating with Someone else's Money is Easy

Crhoy.com, July 31

The "negotiators" for the Government of Costa Rica have suggested "as a starting point" a...

BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT

When the Buyer Only Cares About the Price

fijaciondeprecios.com, July 30

There is a type of client whose only priority is paying the lowest price, even if that means...

GOVERNMENT

Eventually the U.S. Will Legalize Marijuana

elfinancierocr.com, July 29

Sooner or later, the growing momentum in all of the States of the Union to legalize marijuana...

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE

Taiwan and Central America: Trade and Diplomacy

ticotimes.net, July 25

Seven years after diplomatic ties broke, Costa Rica is Taiwan's main trading partner in the...

ENERGY

Environmentalism vs. Poverty

laprensagrafica.com, July 24

Avoiding the generation of power using fossil fuels is a necessary goal, but alleviating the...

EDUCATION

Citizens Trained in Economics and Finance

CentralAmericaData.COM, July 23

Accepting personal responsibility for your own and your family's progress is a direct result of...

HUMAN RESOURCES

Labor in Panama: To Train or To Import?

Prensa.com, July 22

The country's labor problems could be solved by developing an immigration policy that allows...

Economy

GT SV HN NI CR PA
Consumer Prices
3.41%
1.83%
6.59%
6.95%
5.19%
2.22%
Econ. Activity
152.4
210.9
199.1
123.4
285.9
274.0
Exchange Rate
7.768
n/a
21.11
26.16
545.3
n/a

Click on the figures to see more details

Currency Converter

From:

Amount:

To:

Total:

--

Protelect S.A.

Organization that operates in Panama.
Phone: (507) 60175974 - (507) 3979893

Company Profile

Importacion de Productos Medicos, S.A.

Organization that operates in Nicaragua.
Phone: (505) 22666623 - (505) 84654906

Company Profile

 

Commodities

(Sep 2)
Brent Crude Oil
103.3
Coffee "C"
201.20
Gold
1,286
Silver
19.445

Stock Indexes

(Aug 29)
Dow Jones
0.11%
S&P 500
0.33%
Nasdaq
0.50%