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Costa Rican first-quarter exports surge to $2.9 billion

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Costa Rica exported $2.9 billion of goods during the first quarter of 2012, an increase of $403 million, or 16 percent, compared with the same period in 2011.

March exports exceeded $1 billion, an increase of 11.6 percent over the previous year.

“These quarterly growth rates are the highest since the third quarter of 2006,” Foreign Trade Vice Minister Fernando Ocampo said.

Source: Tico Times