The Costa Rican Union of Chambers and Associations of Private Enterprises (UCCAEP) celebrated the failure of the First Chamber, dismissed an appeal by the Union of Workers of JAPDEVA, it means one step closer to building a modern container terminal Moin.

The First Board rejected the appeal submitted Sintrajap against a judgment of the Administrative Court, which ruled in favor of the concessionaire. In this way it is taken for overcoming the legal phase, and only awaits the approval of the National Environmental Technical Secretariat (Setena).

“This project will mean an investment of $ 1,000 million, generating hundreds of jobs and development to a province that needs it, as is Lemon; plus many benefits for the Costa Rican export sector, “said the president of UCCAEP, Ronald Jimenez.

“Caribbean ports move 80% of the country’s maritime cargo, so building a structure first world not only involve a modernization, but also higher efficiency and quality at competitive prices,” said the chief of the Union Chambers.

According to the 2014-2014 Global Competitiveness Index, Costa Rica is among the countries with the worst port infrastructure (position 115 among 144 countries analyzed). This will be one of the topics discussed in the Costa Rica Forum: Where do we go ?, organized by Summa Connections. This activity, which will be held on Monday, November 3 at the Barcelo San Jose Palacio Hotel, will bring together figures such UCCAEP president, Ronald Jimenez; economist Alberto Trejos; the manager of Bac San Jose Gerardo Corrales, and economist Eduardo Lizano, between about 18 speakers from various unions and sectors of Costa Rica. It will address various issues related to the economic and social situation in Costa Rica

From SUMA magazine.