Daily Update

Treasury Casts Eyes on Free Zones

elfinancierocr.com, September 17

Investors are on the alert over possible modification to the Law on Free Zones while analysts are warning that this would generate legal uncertainty.

Guatemala: Tax Controls Tightened

El Salvador: Textile Companies on Alert Over Law on Free Zones

Alba Nicaragua Enters Banking Business

laprensa.com.ni, September 17

The Superintendency of Banks and Other Financial Institutions of Nicaragua has authorized Banco Corporativo to carry out financial intermediation activities in the country.  

Guatemalan Bank Could Operate in Panama

Nicaragua: Criticism of State Bank Privileges

Tourism Promotion Budget Cut

Crhoy.com, September 17

Businessmen in Costa Rica are opposing a bill that aims to reduce the amount of money assigned to the Costa Rican Tourism Institute, claiming that it will affect international marketing of the country.

Costa Rica Tourism: Regulatory Commission Does Not Work

Costa Rica Wants to Attract European Tourists

Milk Consumption in Panama Still Rising

Prensa.com, September 17

In four years, production increased from 150 million liters to 200 million liters, while annual per capita consumption has increased from 93 to 100 liters from 2012 to date.

Costa Rica: Dairy Consumption Up 11%

Nicaragua: Lack of Milk Powder Processors

Tender for Cleaning Services

CentralAmericaData.COM, September 17

The National Mortgage Bank of Guatemala is putting out to tender cleaning and gardening services for its Headquarters, attached Departments, Local Agency Network and Branches.

Honduras: Tender for 13 Ambulances

Cleaning Services for $3 million

Costa Rica Loses Investment Grade

CentralAmericaData.COM, September 16

Moody's has removed the country's rating of "investment grade", citing the increase in public spending and political inability to implement fiscal reform.

Honduras Government Debt Reaches 50% of GDP

Investment Risk Grade in Costa Rica

Panama Changes its Immigration Policy

Panamaamerica.com.pa, September 16

An announcement has been made that the next round of issuance of residence permits to foreigners will be the last, in a change to the policy "aimed at strengthening borders to preventing the influx of illegal immigrants."

Panama Continues to Regularizing Foreign Workers

Timeframe for Permanent Residence for Professionals Reduced

Project Management for $14.5 million

CentralAmericaData.COM, September 16

The Ministry of Health in Panama is putting out to tender services for Project Management and Supervision for the project of the second module of the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Panama City.

Panama: Three Bids to Manage Metro Line 2 Project

$40 million Tender for Project Management of Metro Line 2

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GOVERNMENT

Unionists Running Errands for the Government?

CentralAmericaData.COM, September 11

In Costa Rica the Solis administration, which promised that no new taxes would be applied in the...

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE

More Bureaucracy to "Help" Companies

elfinancierocr.com, September 3

The Ministry of Foreign Trade in Costa Rica has created a new unit to "support local companies...

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...

Economy

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Consumer Prices
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1.83%
6.59%
6.95%
5.49%
2.22%
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152.4
210.9
199.1
123.4
298.6
274.0
Exchange Rate
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21.16
26.40
545.6
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Organization that operates in Panama.
Phone: (507) 60175974 - (507) 3979893

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