Nearshoring

Costa Rica’s nearshoring ecosystems could help economies realise their ‘friendshoring’ visions

In April this year, US Treasury Secretary Jane Yellen revealed that the Biden Administration would pursue a ‘friendshoring’ policy; focusing…

How emerging markets can prepare for shifts and shocks affecting global production and trade

Six important shifts in global production and trade patterns have occurred between 2007 and 2017. These are as follows: Goods-producing…

How Costa Rican service providers are adapting to increasingly complex buyer requirements

For a long time, the accepted wisdom was that enterprises should keep core products and services in-house. This, in turn,…

How Costa Rica emerged as a leading provider of software partnerships

Increasing numbers of overseas companies are choosing to forge lasting, high-value partnerships with Costa Rica’s pool of talented software developers.…

How Costa Rica is leveraging and exporting creative talent

Costa Rica’s creative industries employ more than 42,000 people and contribute 2.2% of the country's GDP. (Photo courtesy of PROCOMER)…