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Trade and autos help Costa Rica's employment figures

Friday, September 20, 2013


Costa Rica's trade and vehicle repair sectors gave jobs to some 57,000 people in the the second quarter of this year, Costa Rican daily La República reported.

Despite those numbers, the country's unemployment rate remains at 10.4 percent, unchanged compared to last year.

Trade and transport are the main employers in the country's urban areas, where 45,000 people work in trade and 18,000 work in transport.



Full story (in Spanish)