Relations between Costa Rica and China have brought concrete benefits to Costa Ricans, so the Central American country's ties with the Asian nation are important, says former President Oscar Arias Sanchez.
Relations between Costa Rica and China will be strengthened thanks to the upcoming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the Latin American country, said Foreign Minister Enrique Castillo.
An eight-member delegation from Costa Rica's Ministry of Science and Technology (MICIT) recently visited Zhongguancun Science Park.
China and Costa Rica will cooperate on many areas including transportation, power, education, science and culture.
Johnny Araya, mayor of San Jose in Costa Rica, on Thursday officially announced the start of construction of a Chinatown in the capital city.
BEIJING - China signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with Costa Rica on Thursday aimed at boosting bilateral trade and investment between the two countries.
A new Confucius Institute was established on Monday in Latin America.
China's President Hu Jintao greets schoolchildren during a welcoming ceremony at the Presidential house in San Jose November 17, 2008.