Source: CIA World Factbook
Market-Specific Information - Costa Rica
Costa Rica's National Standards Body:
Instituto de Normas Técnicas de Costa Rica (INTECO)
Barrio González Flores
Ciudad Científica de la Universidad de Costa Rica
San Pedro de Montes de Oca
Doing Business in Costa Rica: 2012 Country Commercial Guide for U.S. Companies
An excerpt from U.S. Commercial Service's 2012 Country Commercial Guide providing an overview of Costa Rica's standards and conformity assessment activities.
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U.S. Commercial Service in Costa Rica
The U.S. Commercial Service in Costa Rica can provide additional information on doing business in Costa Rica.