New free zone will be developed in Lemon
It exploits a similar project for Cartago
In October this year will begin manufacturing operations in the first zone Lemon to be located in the town of Buffalo.
Marc Brooks , Director of Legal Services of the Foreign Trade Promoter (Procomer ) explained that development will be undertaken by a company called Guanazul JRV SA Who may start with the development of infrastructure once final President of Costa Rica Laura Chinchilla.
This company is already in negotiations with foreign companies wishing to set up under the free zone regime , although Brooks did not detail the names.
were able to install 12 companies any area of manufacturing.
The deadline for starting operations of the first companies are three years from October, although Brooks is confident that it is not necessary to wait that long .
According to new rules for the free zone regime The minimum investment for such area that is outside the Greater Metropolitan Area is $ 100,000.
Cartago is in line
Trade Minister Foreign , Anabel Gonzalez said days ago that there are plans to create an industrial park in the province of Cartago He gave no details.
Flora Jimenez of the Center for Linkage University-Industry of the TEC , said the plan is to incorporate local forces and the city, but agreed to investors not disclose more details until October.
Brooks confirmed the gestation of this project, but stressed that they are still in negotiations.
The Government of Chinchilla was proposed as target FDI reach $ 9,000 million during his four years in office , 34 % more than Oscar Arias.