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U.S. Commercial Service Costa Rica Services for U.S. Companies

Every year, the U.S. Commercial Service helps thousands of companies export U.S. goods and services worth billions of dollars. Let us help you find the best opportunities for your business in Costa Rica.

Proven Trade Expertise. Our global network of trade professionals is located throughout the United States and in U.S. Embassies and Consulates in nearly 80 countries, including Costa Rica. Whether you’re looking to make your first export sale or expand your business in Costa Rica, we offer the trade counseling, market intelligence, business matchmaking, and commercial diplomacy you need to connect with lucrative business opportunities. In addition, we will help you to develop trade finance and insurance strategies that align with your particular business objectives and help you complete your export transaction.

Following is a list of our general assistance areas. Our trade professionals will work with you to identify and tailor the right mix of U.S. Commercial Service capabilities to achieve your exporting goals. Contact your U.S. Commercial Service trade professional in Costa Rica for details.

Trade Counseling

Planning and Strategy

  • Get ideas and cost-effective solutions to help achieve your business goals.
  • Take advantage of intensive, long-term export consulting and trade advocacy.

Trade Problems

  • Obtain advocacy support, if your company’s exports or Costa Rican bids are adversely affected by a trade barrier or by market access issues.
  • Learn how to limit the risk of non-payment, and receive counseling if problems arise.

Trade Finance and Insurance

  • Obtain information about the loan programs provided by the Export-Import Bank and other trade finance organizations to reduce risk and enable your company to offer competitive terms of sale in Costa Rica.
  • Get guidance on pricing your products and services to ensure competitiveness in the Costa Rican market while maximizing your profits.

Market Intelligence

Country and Industry Reports

  • Get accurate and detailed information—at no cost—from country and industry market reports, written by our in-country trade professionals.
  • Receive updates on new regulations, business trends, and government-financed projects.

Customized Market Research

  • Gauge the sales potential for your products or services with individualized reports on the Costa Rican market.
  • Discover which factors influence prospective customers, identify your competitors, and obtain pricing for comparable products.

Background Reports

  • Learn about potential partners from our trade professionals in Costa Rica.
  • Order an international company report containing available sales, profit figures, potential liabilities, and other financial information.

Business Matchmaking

Contact Lists

  • Identify Costa Rican potential partners.
  • Market your firm directly to Costa Rican companies.

Partner Search

  • Identify Costa Rican potential partners and get detailed company reports.
  • Determine the marketability of your product or service in Costa Rica.

Business Meetings

  • Meet one-on-one with pre-screened Costa Rican buyers, sales representatives, and business partners through our Gold Key Service.
  • Leverage customized market briefings, research, and advice.

In-Country Promotions

  • Leverage customized venues to reach Costa Rican potential partners and buyers.
  • Advertise in our official catalog of U.S. suppliers sent to nearly 400,000 international companies, including 3,000 Costa Rican potential buyers.
  • List your company in our official online directory of U.S. exporters and service providers; an affordable and convenient way to connect with customers in Costa Rica and grow your business.
  • Feature your company on our Spanish-language buyer-directed web site.

Trade Missions

  • Participate in official business development missions led by senior U.S. government leaders.
  • Meet with Costa Rican agents, distributors, government and industry officials, prospective customers, and U.S. Embassy officials.

Trade Events

  • Use our International Buyer Program to meet with pre-screened Costa Rican buyers and receive export counseling at major U.S. trade shows.
  • Exhibit in the U.S. Pavilion at Costa Rican trade fairs.

Commercial Diplomacy

  • Overcome trade obstacles to successfully enter the Costa Rican market.
  • Benefit from coordinated U.S. government engagement with the Costa Rican government to protect U.S. business interests.
  • Access U.S. government trade advocacy for your Costa Rican government procurement bids.

Contact us for more information.