This page contains information on the work of the OECD and Costa Rica in the area of Competition Law and Policy.
Costa Rica's competition system underwent a peer review of its laws and regulations at the 2014 Latin American Competition Forum on 16-17 September 2014. The report was launched in San José on 4 December 2014 and provides a through insight into the current strengths and weakness of the Costa Rican competition regime.
Latin America: publications, working papers and studies
Over the last several weeks, I have been often asked about what does Costa Rica expect by joining the OECD? With modesty and yet with pride, I have simply responded that our greatest aspiration is to have this organization help us become an improved version of ourselves, of the country we already are.
Après une décennie de croissance relativement soutenue, l’Amérique latine aborde une zone de turbulences sur fond de fléchissement des échanges, de modération du prix des matières premières et d’incertitude croissante liée à l’environnement financier extérieur, selon la dernière édition des Perspectives économiques de l’Amérique latine.
The global scenario is less benign for the region due to a downturn in global trade, a decline in commodity prices and increased uncertainty surrounding external financing, says the new Latin American Economic Outlook.
Le Costa Rica a adhéré ce jour aux instruments juridiques de l’OCDE relatifs à la gouvernance de l’Internet et à la conduite des entreprises au plan international, démontrant ainsi sa volonté d’aligner ses politiques sur les meilleures pratiques en vigueur dans ces domaines et de coopérer plus étroitement avec l’Organisation.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be travelling to Costa Rica on 16 - 17 October, at the invitation of President Laura Chinchilla Miranda. During his stay in San José, the Secretary-General will meet with the President, the Vice-president and most Ministers in the Cabinet.
Today, Costa Rica becomes the 45th country to adhere to the Declaration. This commitment is further evidence of Costa Rica’s strong pledge to create an attractive climate for investment, to build on previous efforts which have already contributed substantially to the country’s economic progress. It is also an important step to strengthen the growing ties between Costa Rica and the OECD, said Angel Gurría.
This investment policy review examines Costa Rica's achievements in developing an open and transparent investment regime and its efforts to reduce restrictions on international investment.