ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Apr 2009

In April 2009, the government of Costa Rica announced changed rules for foreign investors.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



World Investment Report 2010, p. 78 - http://www.unctad.org/en/docs/wir2010ch3_en.pdf


Inception date: 20 Apr 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

FDI: Entry and ownership rule

Costa Rica reformed its free trade zone regime, which aims at bringing more transparency, higher levels of FDI and promoting linkages with local companies. The reform, it has been argued,also allows the country to comply its WTO commitments.

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