Of all the outsourcing destinations around the world, Costa Rica ranks at the top of leading outsourcing indexes.

The optimal combination of key factors, including financial attractiveness, availability of skills, a stable business environment, and cultural affinities with the North American market make Costa Rica stand out from the rest.

Five great reasons why doing business with Costa Rica is a sound and strategic decision:

1. Well-Educated Workforce
Costa Rica's educational system is #1 in Latin America according to the World Economic Forum (WEF).

2. English-Language Skills
Costa Rica ranks 2nd in Latin America and the Caribbean on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), one of two internationally recognized English language tests in the world.

3. Strategic Location
Costa Rica shares a time zone with much of US and Canada, facilitating communication and enabling real-time collaboration.

The country's central location between the Americas makes it an ideal nearshore location from which to access other Latin American markets.

4. Stable Business Environment
Costa Rica has enjoyed 120 years of democracy and has had no army since 1948.

5. Solid Reputation
Costa Rica is home to many world-renowned multinational companies and a wide range of Fortune 100 companies, including: Amazon, IBM, Procter and Gamble, Intel, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and others.

To explore more, download our infographic 'Why Doing Business with Costa Rica Makes Sense'.


Costa Rica, a Small Country with a Huge Vision

Like an essential essence, our country is concentrated, loaded with the unique, select value which characterizes our people.

US and Canada’s IT tech hubs are booming, and Costa Rica can offer the talent pool needed to support that growth, from an ideal location and time zone.

Michelle Corriols
Director, Canada Trade Promotion Office, Procomer

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