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Costa Rica launches the year with investment bang

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Costa Rica's economy started the year well, managing to obtain $504 million in foreign direct investment during the first three months.

The economy grew 7.4 percent in the first four months of the year, while foreign direct investment grew due to the opening of the telecommunications market.

The United States was the main foreign investor, with $277 million, followed by Mexico with $93 million and Spain, with $91 million.

Full story (in Spanish)