Costa Rica


  • 5-December-2012

    English

    Guatemala: commits to international exchange of tax information

    Guatemala has signed the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters allowing it to be removed from the list of countries that have not yet substantially implemented the internationally agreed tax standard.

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  • 21-November-2012

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    Water in Latin America and the Caribbean: better governance can improve access

    In Latin American and Caribbean countries the population is growing faster than the world average, intensifying land use and increasing urbanisation. The region is also prone to the negative impact of climate change and natural disasters, putting further pressure on natural resources.

  • 21-November-2012

    Spanish

    Agua en América Latina y el Caribe: Mejor gobernabilidad puede mejorar el acceso, dice la OCDE

    En países latinoamericanos, la población crece a un ritmo mayor que el promedio mundial, lo cual intensifica el uso de la tierra y aumenta la urbanización. La región también es propensa a los impactos negativos del cambio climático y de los desastres naturales.

  • 7-November-2012

    English

    Country Notes for Revenue Statistics in Latin America 2012

    Country Notes from the publication 'Revenue Statistics in Latin America 1990 - 2010'.

  • 3-August-2012

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    Attracting Knowledge-Intensive FDI to Costa Rica: Challenges and Policy Options

    The Development Centre just released the report “Attracting Knowledge-Intensive FDI to Costa Rica: challenges and policy options” under the new series Making Development Happen. Costa Rica is an interesting case of a deep economic transformation from primary products to manufacturing and services.

  • 5-April-2012

    English

    Tax evasion: Pressure to end tax evasion grows as the Global Forum publishes new reviews

    The Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes has just completed peer reviews of 11 jurisdictions. This brings to 70 the number of peer review reports completed since March 2010.

  • 5-April-2012

    English

    Peer Review Report of Costa Rica - Phase 1: Legal and Regulatory Framework

    This report summarises the legal and regulatory framework for transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes in Costa Rica.

  • 1-March-2012

    English

    Costa Rica becomes first Central American country to sign international tax agreement

    Costa Rica has signed the Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters, a multilateral agreement developed jointly by the Council of Europe and the OECD that was opened for signature to all countries in June 2011.

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  • 9-November-2010

    English

    Developing countries exchange views on green growth policies

    Workshop on Green Growth Strategy: OECD Green Growth Strategy from the Perspective of Developing Countries, organised in Seoul, 28 October 2010.

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  • 18-January-2010

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    Economic Importance of Agriculture for Poverty Reduction

    The Millennium Declaration set 2015 as the target date for halving the number of people living in extreme poverty. This paper examines the role of the agricultural sector and looks at 25 developing countries who have posted extraordinary success in reducing extreme poverty.

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