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Strategic Advantages Highlighted at FDI Summit 2024 Unveiling Investment Potential in Costa Rica

Strategic Advantages Highlighted at FDI Summit 2024 Unveiling Investment Potential in Costa Rica

San José, Costa Rica — The FDI Summit 2024, organized by the Promotora del Comercio Exterior de Costa Rica (PROCOMER), is set to be a landmark event on June 11-12, 2024.

This inaugural summit aims to solidify Costa Rica’s position as a premier destination for international investment by showcasing its unique advantages and opportunities across various high-potential sectors.

The FDI Summit 2024 will feature a prestigious lineup of speakers and industry leaders, providing valuable insights and expertise.

Key speakers include:

  • Alex Irwin-Hunt, Editor at FDI Intelligence, will deliver comprehensive analyses on global investment trends, helping investors understand the evolving landscape.
  • Marci Zaroff, CEO of Ecofashion Corp, will discuss the intersections of sustainability and business, particularly in the fashion industry.
  • Manuel Tovar, Costa Rica’s Minister of Foreign Trade, will outline the country’s strategic trade policies and incentives aimed at fostering a conducive environment for investors.
  • Pedro Beirute Prada, CEO of PROCOMER, will highlight the export potential of Costa Rica and the robust support system available for foreign investors.

Focus Sectors at FDI Summit 2024:

The summit will emphasize Costa Rica’s competitive strengths in several key industries:

  • Advanced Manufacturing: Participants will learn about Costa Rica’s capabilities in precision engineering, electronics, and high-tech manufacturing, which have positioned the country as a regional leader.
  • Life Sciences: The summit will showcase the burgeoning biotech and medical device sectors, demonstrating Costa Rica’s advancements and opportunities for investment in health technologies.
  • Digital Technologies: With a rapidly growing tech sector, Costa Rica offers significant opportunities in software development, IT services, and digital innovation.
  • Agroindustry: Attendees will explore Costa Rica’s innovations in sustainable agriculture, food production, and agro-exporting, which are crucial components of the country’s economy.

Agenda and Activities:

The FDI Summit 2024 promises a comprehensive agenda designed to provide attendees with an in-depth understanding of the investment landscape in Costa Rica.

Key activities include:

  • Sectoral Sessions: Detailed presentations and panel discussions focusing on each strategic industry. These sessions will provide deep dives into market trends, opportunities, and success stories.
  • Site Visits: Organized tours to leading business parks, manufacturing plants, and innovation hubs, allowing participants to witness firsthand the operational successes and infrastructure capabilities of Costa Rican enterprises.
  • Networking Opportunities: Facilitated meetings and networking sessions will enable investors to connect with local business leaders, government officials, and potential partners, fostering collaboration and investment opportunities.

Costa Rica’s Competitive Edge:

Costa Rica’s attractiveness as an investment destination is underpinned by several key factors:

  • Political Stability: The country boasts a long history of democratic governance and political stability, providing a secure environment for investors.
  • Strategic Location: Positioned at the heart of the Americas, Costa Rica offers strategic access to North and South American markets, enhanced by its well-developed logistics and transportation infrastructure.
  • Highly Skilled Workforce: Costa Rica is home to a highly educated and skilled workforce, particularly in technical fields such as engineering, information technology, and life sciences.
  • Commitment to Sustainability: The country’s strong focus on environmental sustainability and green business practices appeals to investors seeking responsible and ethical investment opportunities.

Costa Rica offers an ideal investment environment with its political stability, strategic location, and specialized talent.
The FDI Summit 2024 is an excellent platform to demonstrate our readiness and potential to international investors.

Laura López, General Manager of PROCOMER

The FDI Summit 2024 is poised to be a pivotal event in enhancing Costa Rica’s global investment profile. By bringing together key stakeholders and highlighting the country’s strategic advantages, PROCOMER aims to attract significant foreign investment that will drive economic growth and innovation.

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PROCOMER is the Costa Rican Export Promotion Agency, dedicated to promoting international trade and investment, supporting exporters, and enhancing the country’s global trade position. Through initiatives like the FDI Summit 2024, PROCOMER strives to position Costa Rica as a top destination for foreign investment and business opportunities.

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