Costa Rica is positioned as an outsourcing destination

Melissa López
April 16, 2021

Costa Rica has positioned itself as one of the top destinations for outsourcing services , ranging from customer support and financial services to the latest trend in software development.

When we refer to outsourcing we are talking about a hiring system where one company turns to another to perform specialized tasks.

Costa Rica stands out for being the most innovative country in Latin America after Chile, according to the Global Innovation Index 2019 , changing its image to the world as a coffee and banana exporter due to the development of services and advanced technology.

Companies such as Microsoft, Intel, Hewlet, Packard, IBM and more than 142 high-tech multinationals choose Costa Rica to take advantage of the talent of an educated and bilingual population.

Its geographical location and commercial openness have made it a desirable country on the international radar for the development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), with a qualified workforce and investment in high technology development.

The country shares the same time zone as many cities in the United States, in addition to having more than 1000 weekly flights with just a few hours of travel.

Which allows opting for a Costa Rican development team to facilitate daily meetings and agile software development thanks to real-time collaboration.

One of its main letters of introduction for the development of outsourcing is to be among the first four countries with the best education in Latin America , according to the latest results of the Program for International Student Assessment.

It ranks ahead of countries such as Brazil, Chile and Mexico in the domain of English according to the EF English Proficiency Index 2017 and, with a literacy rate of 97.98% in Latin America, which facilitates its commercial practices due to its scientific education and technological.

In addition, Costa Rica is considered for its experience as the number one exporter of value added services in Latin America , such as software development, financial services and engineering, as it has a mature business environment to execute complex operational processes.

Likewise, we are the second most stable country in socio-economic matters in the region , which reduces investment risk and makes hiring outsourcing services easy and pleasant.

In terms of connectivity, they have a 100% redundant connection through three fiber optic submarine cables.

Companies from countries such as the United States and Canada see Costa Rica as the perfect place to hire IT and software development services as a technological epicenter.

Their culture, being exposed to immigrants from all over the world, facilitates the adaptability of Costa Ricans, which facilitates interaction both in social and commercial environments.

Outsourcing in Costa Rica offers the perfect setting between proximity, a competitive workforce and high quality work with lower rates for outsourcing that provide an additional advantage.

Companies such as Antit with 100% Costa Rican capital are an excellent option for outsourcing due to their experience, highly qualified personnel that will provide you with high competitiveness in the current market.