Costa Rica, a small country with huge vision. A resilient nation capable of supplying the world with sustainability, innovation and talent.
We are a focused country full of a unique and select value, which characterizes our people. A cradle of human talent for those who seek excellence.
Costa Rica is a nation governed by peace with an ancient and solid tradition of democracy, which advocates health, education and the search for self-improvement as pillars of development.
5%OF THE WORLD´S BIODIVERSITY
7.6% GDP IN EDUCACTION
9.9% GDP IN HEALTH
Stability, innovation and international competitiveness create the right environment for success. With a proven track record of 120 years of democratic, economic and political stability, Costa Rica has no equal as a preferred choice for business.
• 51,100 km2 total area • Population of 4.89m - 97.4% literate • The colón (¢) is the official currency • Average temperature of 24° C all year round
INVEST IN COSTA RICA
Costa Rica is a strategic destination for multinational companies operating in sectors like services, advanced manufacturing, life sciences, and light manufacturing. To date, more than 250 leading companies worldwide have chosen our country as a place to expand their operations. Costa Rica has become the preferred location in Latin America for leading companies in the high-tech industry that want to install new investment projects. Many of the most renowned companies internationally trusted our country to serve internal and external clients from this strategic location.
• # 1 in digital skills among the population Source: WEF, 2019 • # 1 in TOEIC and TOEFL tests in Latin America Source: ETS, 2018 • # 1 in innovation outputs in Latin America Source: WIPO, 2020 • # 1 in human capital, skills and competencies in the workforce and quality of education in Latin America Source: WEF, 2019 • # 1 in current and future workforce skills in Latin America Source: WEF, 2019
According to the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE), your company could invest in Costa Rica in sectors like:
Bio, medical, pharmaceutical and bio technology
Advanced Manufacturing, Light Manufacturing and Food and Agricultural Technology
Software development and IT Services
Gaming & Animation, Digital Marketing, Engineering and Design
CORPORATE AND BUSINESS PROCESSES:
Centers of Excellence, Shared Services, Regional Headquarters, Logistics and Supply Chain, Consulting and Finance, Contact Centers and Technical Support and, Back Office
Personal Care and Nutraceuticals
THE INVESTMENT PROMOTION AGENCY OF COSTA RICA
For nearly 40 years, the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency, CINDE, a private, non-political and non-profit organization, has advised and guided more than 330 high-tech companies to establish themselves in the country. Becoming a strategic partner to achieve sustainable productivity and drive purposeful investment.
In 2019, the International Trade Center categorized CINDE as the best institution in the world to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).