Thursday, May 3, 2012


Close proximity to North America

Politically stable

Established infrastructure

95% literacy rate—Over 9,300 educational institutions; public education is free and mandatory

Tax laws favorable to international companies looking to invest

Expected implementation of a free trade agreement with the U.S. and related laws that are opening up the economy to more competition Every day, there are approximately 30 different passenger flights from Costa Rica to the US and Canada


Redundant fiber optic submarine cables

Satellite and terrestrial microwave network in place to meet the demand of and lines, mobile and Internet services

New multinational suppliers are entering the market, providing private networks, Internet and mobile phone services

93% of electricity is generated from renewable sources (hydroelectric, Electricity, geothermal and wind)