Daily Update

Coffee Prices Reach $215

Bloomberg.com, April 23

Volcafé, one of the largest traders in the world, has announced that its production will be 10% lower than the previous season, due to the effects of drought in Brazil.

12 million Quintals of White Corn Projected

Guatemala Projects Record Crops of Corn and Beans

Panama: $52 million for New Fuel-Free Zone

CentralAmericaData.COM, April 23

Telfer Tanks has been granted a concession for the operation and management of a storage terminal and pumping stations in the province of Colon.

The Bunker Fuel Business in Panama

Honduras Chevron Invests $12 Million in Storage

Tender for Construction of 11 Bridges in Costa Rica

CentralAmericaData.COM, April 23

The Coordination Unit for the Limón Port City Project, UTE-SENARA of Costa Rica, is putting out to tender the construction of eleven (11) bridges as part of the Limón Port City Project.

Costa Rica Government Purchase LPN-000002-UCP-2014

Costa Rica: $6 million Contracts for Bridges

Investment Capital Fund Created for SMEs

Capital.com.pa, April 23

Through a mutual fund, the World Bank and other multilateral institutions, will be awarding $50 million to finance small and medium enterprises in the region.

Investment Fund Seeks SME’s in Central America

$70 million to Honduras’ Ficohsa Bank

Intel Left Costa Rica for Cost Reasons

Crhoy.com, April 22

The CEO of the multinational confirmed that the closure of the plant did not respond to reasons of global strategy but to the high operating costs in the country.

Intel Closes Plant in Costa Rica

Is Intel Leaving Costa Rica?

Honduras: Aerodrome Construction Announced

laprensa.hn, April 22

President Hernandez has announced that this year he will revisit the Río Amarillo airfield construction project in Copán.

Consultancy on Costa Rican Airport

Airport Concession Awarded in Honduras

Tax Transparency between Costa Rica and Mexico

CentralAmericaData.COM, April 22

An agreement has been signed between the two countries to avoid double taxation and prevent fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.

Costa Rica and Germany Sign Double Taxation Agreement

Panama and the United Kingdom Sign Double Taxation Agreement

El Salvador: Further Growth in Export of Plastics

ElEconomista.net, April 22

In 2013 the value of exports amounted to $343.4 million, with the main destination for these products being Guatemala.

Colombia as Export Market for Costa Rica

Business Intelligence: Plastics Imports in Guatemala

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GOVERNMENT

Costa Rica - Nicaragua: The Missed Opportunity

CentralAmericaData.COM, April 23

Rulers should be aware that a very large percentage of their people do not satisfy their hunger...

GOVERNMENT

Populism: The Easy Way

Elobservador.com.uy, April 22

The only routes to success that exist, "whether they are right wing or left wing, are those...

ECONOMICS

The Exchange Rate as An Arbiter of Success

CentralAmericaData.COM, April 22

Some companies can become richer than others overnight, depending on decisions made by a few...

ENERGY

Electricity: The Contradictions in Costa Rica

Nacion.com, April 22

While the energy crisis is being dealt with using thermal generation and high prices, government...

ECONOMICS

A False Measurement: Gross Domestic Product

BBC News, April 21

Another example of the shortcomings of GDP as an indicator of the economic health of a country...

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE

Trade Relations with Messianic Governments

CentralAmericaData.COM, April 16

International bureaucrats are touring Central America offering up the ALADI as a means of doing...

TOURISM

The (Already Lost?) War Against Vacation Rentals

Hosteltur.com, April 10

The trend of renting out non-hotel accommodation for a few days is global, and it will grow even...

INFRASTRUCTURE & CONSTRUCTION

Opportunities in Road Infrastructure in Costa Rica?

CentralAmericaData.COM, April 9

The president-elect has announced that it is a priority of his government to overhaul the...

Economy

GT SV HN NI CR PA
Consumer Prices
3.50%
0.61%
5.74%
5.30%
3.26%
3.35%
Econ. Activity
154.1
239.3
193.4
146.2
280.4
271.3
Exchange Rate
7.753
n/a
19.11
25.71
555.5
n/a

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Corporación Osmin Vargas S.A.

Organization that operates in Costa Rica and Costa Rica.
Phone: (506) 22153026

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Organization that operates in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama.
Phone: (506) 2256-7020

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Commodities

(Apr 25)
Brent Crude Oil
110.00
Coffee "C"
214.8
Gold
1,292
Silver
19.560

Stock Indexes

(Apr 24)
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S&P 500
0.17%
Nasdaq
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