40 new investment projects

This translates into 40 new investment projects (a record figure that is double what was reached in 2017 and 2018) and 61 multinational companies that continued to trust and reinvest in the country.

The services sector was consolidated as the greatest number of projects attracted in 2022. The life sciences securer booked five new companies, while seven new operations were set up in the manufacturing sector. Finally, the year 2022 closed with five new projects related to tourism infrastructure. 

The international promotion efforts in diverse markets made it possible for Costa Rica to welcome 11 new companies from seven origins other than the United States. This represents 27% of the total new firms that arrived in the country.

These companies’ countries of origin were: Germany, Argentina, Canada, Chile, France, Venezuela, and Guatemala.