Costa Rica limits Huawei’s participation in 5G development
During his visit to Washington, Costa Rican President Rodrigo Chaves discussed cybersecurity and talked about how his country experienced a cyberattack in 2022, allegedly of Russian origin. He highlighted that Costa Rica received assistance from the United States and Spain to counter the effects of the attack.
Costa Rica and China strengthen trade ties with an agreement
Costa Rica and China have signed an agreement of mutual recognition as trusted trade partners under the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program. This agreement is intended to strengthen the trade relationship between the two countries by providing importers and exporters with certifications that grant them benefits at customs.
Chinese Minister of Environment highlighted Costa Rica’s contribution to COP15.2
Huan Runqiu, President of COP15 and Minister of Ecology and Environment of China, sent a formal note to the Minister of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica, Franz Tattenbach, to highlight the work of the Costa Rican team at the United Nations Biodiversity Summit (COP15.2). In the message, he acknowledged Costa Rica’s great contribution to achieving the agreement to include the 30×30 target presented by the High Ambition Coalition, which has significantly increased the visibility of COP15 and the conservation of global biodiversity. The COP15 President highlighted the dedication, determination, and leadership of the Costa Rican team during the COP15.2 negotiations.
Xiaomi opens its largest store in Central America, in Costa Rica
Xiaomi opened its largest store in Central America, a 400-square-meter store in downtown San José, on November 5. Investment in the store, which stocks smartphones and other electronic devices such as watches, screens, headphones, scooters, robot vacuum cleaners, etc., amounted to more than US$1 million.