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Country Analysis Report: Costa Rica, PEST Insights

Published: February 2013 · Publisher: MarketLine
This PEST country analysis report on Costa Rica provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.
Report Type Country Profiles
Language English
Format Electronic (PDF)
Pages36
Frequency Updated Annually
Availability Will be emailed within 1 business day
Reference No. 0109-2753
Price € 159,00
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Introduction

This PEST country analysis report on Costa Rica provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.

Features and benefits

* Understand the political system in Costa Rica through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
* Understand the economic situation in Costa Rica through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
* Understand customer demographics in Costa Rica through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
* Understand the technological landscape in Costa Rica through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.

Highlights

The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Costa Rica, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Costa Rica's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.

Your key questions answered

* What is the outlook in Costa Rica in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
* How does Costa Rica perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
* How does Costa Rica perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
* How does Costa Rica perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?
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OVERVIEW
Catalyst
Summary
Key highlights
Key developments in 2012
KEY FACTS AND GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION
Key facts
Geographical location
POLITICAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Key political figures
Structure of government
Structure of legislature
Key policies
Economic
Social
Foreign and defense policies
Performance
Governance indicators
ECONOMIC LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Financial system
Insurance
Key policies
Performance
GDP and growth rate
Fiscal situation
International investment position
Credit rating
Monetary situation
Banking sector
Employment
SOCIAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Demographic composition
Education
Healthcare
Social welfare
Performance
Healthcare
Income distribution
Education
TECHNOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Intellectual property
R&D
ICT sector
Performance
Opportunity sectors
R&D
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