Costa Rican exports dropped 17 percent in quarter
Despite 40 percent growth in sales of medical devices during the first three months of this year, overall exports from Costa Rica dropped 17 percent.
Sales of medical devices during the first quarter of 2014 reached $364 million, while this year the figure was $519 million. The gain was driven mainly by higher sales to the U.S., Belgium and Japan.
Source: Tico Times