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  • AMCHAM | Costa Rican - American Chamber of Commerce
    Questions General Facts CINDE Protection Of Representatives Of Foreign Firms Labor Social Security Payroll Liabilities Intellectual Property Law Government Contracting Tourism In Costa Rica Business Tax Information FAQ s Electronic Bulletin Trade Center Business Trade Missions Useful Links January 2014 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Buy 496 28 Sell 509 2 See previous exchange rate COMMITTEES ECONOMICS FINANCE Provides timely in depth analysis and interpretation of the economic and financial situation of Costa Rica the US and other countries Discusses and analyses macroeconomic policies fluctuation of exchange rates inflation interest rates taxes trade policies and international markets Serves as a forum for analysis and discussion of Central Bank policies Chair Munish Manchanda Western Union Coordinator Laura Pérez Committee Agenda DOCUMENTS OF ECONOMICS FINANCE Download Documents ALOFT SAN JOSE HOTEL PRODUCCIONES MAGNOLIA S A Qbico CREATIVO S A ASESORIA PROFESIONAL J B S A OSSENBACH PENDONES BONILLA ASOCIADOS S A UNIVERSIDAD PARA LA PAZ POPEYES DAIRY QUEEN CR HOTELERA PLAYA SOMBRERO S A Hyatt Andaz Papagayo EDIFICADORA INDUSTRIAL

    Original URL path: http://amcham.co.cr/committees.php?CID=3&yearID=2013&monthID=12&flag=0&yearID=2014&monthID=1&flag=0 (2014-01-09)
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  • AMCHAM | Costa Rican - American Chamber of Commerce
    Payroll Liabilities Intellectual Property Law Government Contracting Tourism In Costa Rica Business Tax Information FAQ s Electronic Bulletin Trade Center Business Trade Missions Useful Links November 2013 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Buy 496 28 Sell 509 2 See previous exchange rate COMMITTEES INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Monitors compliance with DRCAFTA in area of telecommunications Members exchange views and discuss trends related to the global and constantly changing landscape of information and communication technologies and the challenges facing Costa Rica s growing information technology sector Monitors the climate for future growth and when deemed appropriate recommends specific courses of action to the Board of Directors Collaboration with and support of the Costa Rica Digital and Digital Government projects Chair Rene Picado Dell Costa Rica Coordinator Laura Pérez Committee Agenda DOCUMENTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Download Documents Members 2011 2011 11 11 ALOFT SAN JOSE HOTEL PRODUCCIONES MAGNOLIA S A Qbico CREATIVO S A ASESORIA PROFESIONAL J B S A OSSENBACH PENDONES BONILLA ASOCIADOS S A UNIVERSIDAD PARA LA PAZ POPEYES DAIRY

    Original URL path: http://amcham.co.cr/committees.php?CID=6&yearID=2013&monthID=12&flag=0&yearID=2013&monthID=11&flag=0 (2014-01-09)
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  • AMCHAM | Costa Rican - American Chamber of Commerce
    Of Representatives Of Foreign Firms Labor Social Security Payroll Liabilities Intellectual Property Law Government Contracting Tourism In Costa Rica Business Tax Information FAQ s Electronic Bulletin Trade Center Business Trade Missions Useful Links November 2013 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Buy 496 28 Sell 509 2 See previous exchange rate COMMITTEES TRADE FACILITATION Provides members with up to date information on US and Costa Rican trade policy and related matters affecting the bilateral trading relationship Monitors CAFTA implementation process Monitors Foreign Trade Agreements Costa Rica is negotiating with other countries Emphasis on competitiveness issues Local and international speakers are invited to expose on investment and trade related topics Coordinator Laura Pérez Committee Agenda DOCUMENTS OF TRADE FACILITATION Download Documents Plan de Trabajo de Procomer para el 2009 2009 02 20 ALOFT SAN JOSE HOTEL PRODUCCIONES MAGNOLIA S A Qbico CREATIVO S A ASESORIA PROFESIONAL J B S A OSSENBACH PENDONES BONILLA ASOCIADOS S A UNIVERSIDAD PARA LA PAZ POPEYES DAIRY QUEEN CR HOTELERA PLAYA SOMBRERO S A Hyatt

    Original URL path: http://amcham.co.cr/committees.php?CID=9&yearID=2013&monthID=12&flag=0&yearID=2013&monthID=11&flag=0 (2014-01-09)
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  • AMCHAM | Costa Rican - American Chamber of Commerce
    lower female representation in their leadership Diversity in leadership has also been proven essential for fostering innovation and positively influencing decision making processes However in spite of the increasing female labor force participation globally women continue to have low access to leadership positions In the private sector women represent 15 7 of board members in the United States 10 3 in Canada 6 8 in Mexico and 1 9 in Chile Recognizing and promoting qualified women enable firms to respond successfully to the new global trends of women both as powerful consumers and as a highly educated half of the population WOMEN AS CONSUMERS It is estimated that women control approximately US 20 trillion in consumer spending and influence 80 of purchasing decisions globally By 2014 women are projected to control US 28 trillion approximately 44 of the current global GDP This has important implications for companies that produce the goods and services women are known to spend on food education health care childcare clothing consumer durables and financial services This global dynamic is also mirrored in Latin America where more women are becoming more educated and therefore becoming more savvy consumers WOMEN AS TALENT Global efforts such as the Millennium Development Goals have ensured that more women have access to education worldwide As a result in many regions including Latin America women are more likely to attend college than men Consequently the participation of Latin American women in the labor force has risen significantly in the last two decades up from 34 5 in 1980 to over 54 by 2010 These same trends are observed in Costa Rica By 2008 Costa Rican women were over 50 more likely than men to obtain Bachelors and Licenciatura degrees and were almost equally as likely to obtain Master s degrees As a consequence there are more highly educated women entering the Costa Rican workforce For example women account for more than 50 of the workforce in industries such as Hotels Restaurants Financial Services Education Public Administration as well as Social and Health Services WOMEN AND TOP LEADERSHIP IN COSTA RICA Despite the fact that women in Costa Rica make up more than 50 in several industries the little data that is available shows that women have more access to leadership opportunities in the public sector than in the private sector Costa Rica ranks 28th of 134 countries in the World Economic Forum s Global Gender Gap Index 2010 and does relatively well in the areas of Political Empowerment Educational Attainment and Health Survival However Costa Rica ranked 98th of 134 for Economic Participation and Opportunity for women demonstrating the need for greater opportunities for women in corporate leadership In 2009 46 of Costa Rican public sector leadership positions were held by women 23 of Costa Rican private sector leadership positions were held by women Why does Costa Rica rank so poorly in economic empowerment of women and why are so few women in positions of leadership According to an AmCham Membership survey

    Original URL path: http://amcham.co.cr/committees.php?CID=17&yearID=2013&monthID=12&flag=0&yearID=2013&monthID=11&flag=0 (2014-01-09)
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  • AMCHAM | Costa Rican - American Chamber of Commerce
    lower female representation in their leadership Diversity in leadership has also been proven essential for fostering innovation and positively influencing decision making processes However in spite of the increasing female labor force participation globally women continue to have low access to leadership positions In the private sector women represent 15 7 of board members in the United States 10 3 in Canada 6 8 in Mexico and 1 9 in Chile Recognizing and promoting qualified women enable firms to respond successfully to the new global trends of women both as powerful consumers and as a highly educated half of the population WOMEN AS CONSUMERS It is estimated that women control approximately US 20 trillion in consumer spending and influence 80 of purchasing decisions globally By 2014 women are projected to control US 28 trillion approximately 44 of the current global GDP This has important implications for companies that produce the goods and services women are known to spend on food education health care childcare clothing consumer durables and financial services This global dynamic is also mirrored in Latin America where more women are becoming more educated and therefore becoming more savvy consumers WOMEN AS TALENT Global efforts such as the Millennium Development Goals have ensured that more women have access to education worldwide As a result in many regions including Latin America women are more likely to attend college than men Consequently the participation of Latin American women in the labor force has risen significantly in the last two decades up from 34 5 in 1980 to over 54 by 2010 These same trends are observed in Costa Rica By 2008 Costa Rican women were over 50 more likely than men to obtain Bachelors and Licenciatura degrees and were almost equally as likely to obtain Master s degrees As a consequence there are more highly educated women entering the Costa Rican workforce For example women account for more than 50 of the workforce in industries such as Hotels Restaurants Financial Services Education Public Administration as well as Social and Health Services WOMEN AND TOP LEADERSHIP IN COSTA RICA Despite the fact that women in Costa Rica make up more than 50 in several industries the little data that is available shows that women have more access to leadership opportunities in the public sector than in the private sector Costa Rica ranks 28th of 134 countries in the World Economic Forum s Global Gender Gap Index 2010 and does relatively well in the areas of Political Empowerment Educational Attainment and Health Survival However Costa Rica ranked 98th of 134 for Economic Participation and Opportunity for women demonstrating the need for greater opportunities for women in corporate leadership In 2009 46 of Costa Rican public sector leadership positions were held by women 23 of Costa Rican private sector leadership positions were held by women Why does Costa Rica rank so poorly in economic empowerment of women and why are so few women in positions of leadership According to an AmCham Membership survey

    Original URL path: http://amcham.co.cr/committees.php?CID=17&yearID=2014&monthID=2&flag=0&yearID=2014&monthID=3&flag=0 (2014-01-09)
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  • AMCHAM | Costa Rican - American Chamber of Commerce
    3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Buy 496 28 Sell 509 2 See previous exchange rate AmCham s Membership Directory Business Guide The AmCham Membership Directory gives you Invaluable reference information on more than 400 international and local companies based in Costa Rica Advertising access to more than 2000 of Costa Rica s top executives With the AmCham Directory you receive Classified index of companies by product and specialty Contact names Phone fax and e mail addresses Shipping and mailing addresses Where to go for more company information The AmCham Membership Directory is a must for anyone seriously considering doing business in Costa Rica For information on how to advertise in the Directory reaching over 2000 important buyers F or information Kate Sibaja mercadeo amcham co cr Tel 8813 4356 MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY BUSINESS GUIDE TARIFAS ANUALES 2014 DOLARES ESPACIO TARIFA MIEMBROS TARIFA NO MIEMBROS P Full Color 1150 1320 P Full Color 847 968 P Full Color Preferencial 1386 1606 P 1 Tinta 968 1122 P 1 Tinta 726 847 Rev Portada 3185 3669 Rev Contraportada 1513 1760

    Original URL path: http://amcham.co.cr/business_guide.php?yearID=2013&monthID=12&flag=0&yearID=2013&monthID=11&flag=0 (2014-01-09)
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  • AMCHAM | Costa Rican - American Chamber of Commerce
    4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Buy 496 28 Sell 509 2 See previous exchange rate AmCham s Membership Directory Business Guide The AmCham Membership Directory gives you Invaluable reference information on more than 400 international and local companies based in Costa Rica Advertising access to more than 2000 of Costa Rica s top executives With the AmCham Directory you receive Classified index of companies by product and specialty Contact names Phone fax and e mail addresses Shipping and mailing addresses Where to go for more company information The AmCham Membership Directory is a must for anyone seriously considering doing business in Costa Rica For information on how to advertise in the Directory reaching over 2000 important buyers F or information Kate Sibaja mercadeo amcham co cr Tel 8813 4356 MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY BUSINESS GUIDE TARIFAS ANUALES 2014 DOLARES ESPACIO TARIFA MIEMBROS TARIFA NO MIEMBROS P Full Color 1150 1320 P Full Color 847 968 P Full Color Preferencial 1386 1606 P 1 Tinta 968 1122 P 1 Tinta 726 847 Rev Portada 3185 3669 Rev Contraportada 1513 1760

    Original URL path: http://amcham.co.cr/business_guide.php?yearID=2013&monthID=12&flag=0&yearID=2014&monthID=1&flag=0 (2014-01-09)
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  • AMCHAM | Costa Rican - American Chamber of Commerce
    Law Government Contracting Tourism In Costa Rica Business Tax Information FAQ s Electronic Bulletin Trade Center Business Trade Missions Useful Links November 2013 Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Buy 496 28 Sell 509 2 See previous exchange rate PUBLICATIONS Order Form Full Name Company Phone Fax E mail P O Box Adress City State Zip Code Country Quantity Price US 40 Total Amount Print and mail this form along with your check from US Bank for the total amount payable to Payment by check Complete and mail this form along with your check from US Bank for the total amount payable to AmCham Costa Rica SJO 1576 P O Box 025216 Miami FL 33102 5216 We will mail your order on receipt of payment Prices include shipping and handling Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery Books are sent by certified mail ALOFT SAN JOSE HOTEL PRODUCCIONES MAGNOLIA S A Qbico CREATIVO S A ASESORIA PROFESIONAL J B S A OSSENBACH PENDONES BONILLA ASOCIADOS S A UNIVERSIDAD

    Original URL path: http://amcham.co.cr/order_form.php?yearID=2013&monthID=12&flag=0&yearID=2013&monthID=11&flag=0 (2014-01-09)
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