Costa Rica: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   CS2021-0010

Costa Rica’s hotel, restaurant, and institutional sector continued to struggle through significantly lower tourism activity and COVID-19 measures that restricted dining opportunities through the first nine months of 2021. Despite the devastating impact on COVID-19 on the sector, sources project recovery will begin in earnest by mid-2022, and a 40 percent increase in U.S. exports of consumer-oriented products through the first six months of 2021 supports that optimistic outlook.

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