Costa Rica

U.S. containerized imports, March 2013 to March 2014
14 Apr 2014
U.S. containerized import volume jumped 15.1 percent year-over-year in March 2014, the largest increase in 13 months, according to advance figures from PIERS, the data division of JOC Group Inc.
06 Sep 2013
UPS has plans to purchase two Costa Rica-based companies: Union Pak de Costa Rica, a small package delivery firm, and SEISA Brokerage, a brokerage business.
14 Aug 2013
Maersk Line has revised its South Atlantic Express service.
Containers unloaded at Port of Charleston, S.C.
03 Jul 2013
U.S. containerized imports increased 2 percent year-over-year in April, rebounding from a 7.3 percent year-over-year decline in March, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company.
EFTA minsters meet with Costa Rica and Panama leaders to sign an FTA.
25 Jun 2013
Ministers from the member states of the European Free Trade Association — Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland — have signed two separate free trade agreements with Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Costa Rica and Panama, in order to strengthen bilateral economic ties and promote cross-border trade and investment.
U.S. Containerized Imports of Bananas. Source: PIERS
21 Jun 2013
Containerized banana imports into the U.S. climbed for an eighth straight quarter in the first quarter of 2013. Increases in the past four quarters have been by double digits.
13 May 2013
Cosco Container Lines will raise rates for all shipments from the Far East and Indian subcontinent to Panama and the Caribbean, including Venezuela, Columbia and Costa Rica, effective June 1.
09 May 2013
Evergreen plans to boost rates for refrigerated cargo on its trade from Costa Rica to the U.S. and Puerto Rico, starting June 5.
23 Apr 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will hike rates for all cargoes on its trade from Mexico to Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic and Venezuela, starting May 22.

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