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China helps build key Costa Rican trade highway

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Transport of trade from northern Costa Rica will move faster to the Caribbean ports, thanks to a 107- kilometer extension to a highway.

The highway will be extended after China approved a $700-million loan, while the Costa Rican government will pay $70 million.

It will also help ease trade towards Nicaragua, and will carry a third of all heavy cargo in the country.

Full story (in Spanish)