The Central Bank of Costa Rica, also known as Banco Central de Costa Rica (BCCR), is the financial institution in charge of currency issuance and the maintenance of economic stability. The BCCR site contains information about Costa Rica's monetary policy, financial stability, and investing options. It also provides economic indicators, research papers and documents, legal framework, and publications. Site only available in Spanish.
The Chamber of Commerce of Costa Rica, also known as Cámara de Comercio de Costa Rica (CCCR), provides business professionals with information on how to invest in Costa Rica. The site offers a list of services that the chamber provides, economic information and statistics, as well as legal documents and positions. Only available in Spanish. Some information only available to members.
As part of the executive branch of Costa Rica, the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Commerce, also known as Ministerio de Economia, Industria y Comercio (MEIC), is responsible for developing regulatory economic and social policies to protect consumers and encourage competitiveness in the market. The MEIC site contains information about the ministry, its procedures and services, and public consultation. The site also provides data and the results of studies performed by the MEIC. Only available in Spanish.
The Ministry of Health, also known as Ministerio de Salud, is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the healthcare industry within Costa Rica. This site contains press releases, regulations, and a listing of services for both citizens and businesses.
Costa Rica's National Institute of Statistics and Census, also known as Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Censos (INEC) manages the country's national statistics. The INEC site provides statistics by category such as the economy, social, environment, population, education, and households. Census data, publications, press releases, surveys, and methodologies are also provided. Only available in Spanish.
The website for the National Stock Exchange of Costa Rica, also known as Bolsa Nacional de Valores (BNV), provides market indices for companies and investors, statistics, news, and press releases. Only available in Spanish.
This is the official site of Costa Rica's government, also known as Presidencia de la República de Costa Rica. The site contains a breakdown of the administration's structure, press releases, publications, travel reports, the national development plan, open data, and links to government programs. Only available in Spanish.
Procomer is a public institution that facilitates the exportation of products and services from Costa Rica as well as investment abroad. The Procomer website provides information, advice, and tools for international buyers, exporters, and investors. The website also contains news and updates on trade.
The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) is a non-profit organization that provides investment services for companies. The CINDE website contains information about the Costa Rican business climate, overviews of the different investment sectors, economic and government resources, as well as a directory of corporate service providers organized by industry.