Costa Rica

China, Costa Rica to Launch Trade Talks

From the Associated Press: During President Hu Jintao’s first visit to a Central American country, it was announced that trade talks between China and Costa Rica will commence in January, with a deal hoped for in 2010.  In...

Cash Helped China Win Costa Rica’s Recognition

The Chinese government bought $300 million of Costa Rican bonds in an effort to get the country to switch its diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to the PRC. From the New York Times: The deal shows that China is using its $1.8...

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