5G disagreements cause tension over Costa Rica-China trade agreement

China warns Costa Rica that its decree for 5G development could violate FTA agreements.

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.

Costa Rica and the People’s Republic of China cement trade relationship

The PRC-Costa Rica trade relationship increased by 44% this year compared to 2021, meaning that it reached 2.7 million dollars.

Costa Rica and the People’s Republic of China strengthen bilateral ties

Costa Rica and the (PRC) reaffirmed ties of friendship and cooperation on the occasion of the visit of Qiu Xiaoqi, Special Representative of the PRC Government for Latin American and Caribbean Affairs, to the country.

Costa Rica celebrates 15 years of diplomatic ties with the People’s Republic of China

On June 1, 2022, it will be 15 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Costa Rica.

Costa Rica and China negotiate settlement

As part of the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program, Costa Rican and PRC customs authorities met online in April 2022 to continue negotiations for the signing of a Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) between the customs of both countries.

“China from a Costa Rican perspective” contest

The Embassy of China in Costa Rica officially opened a call for entries for its second Vlog contest, “China from a Costa Rican perspective”, as part of the 15th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

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 Jos茅, 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.