The economics minister, Welmer Ramos, has told lawmakers that his priority is to reduce the complexity of paperwork for business operators.
Ramos was talking to lawmakers interested in the economic development of the province of Puntarenas. He said that the goal is to reduce the paperwork so that small businesses can be created easily. This promotes development, he said.
He is minister of Economía Industria y Comercio.
Ramos noted that a directive had been issued to that effect. He said that 55 government entities are entering into an agreement that will speed the presentation of 140 separate pieces of paperwork. A handful of these are vital to starting a new business, he noted.