In an effort to limit the emission of polluting gases, the government signed on Wednesday several executive decrees, one of which exempts used electric vehicles from the payment of the excise tax upon entering the country.
In the photo, in Los Anonos, Sabana Sur, the Compañía Nacional de Fuerza y Luz (CNFL) – a subsidiary of ICE – plant were electric vehicles are used. Photo: Marcela Bertozzi
The decree was signed by the Minister of Environment and Energy (MINAE), Carlos Manuel Rodríguez, and the Minister Public Works and Transport (MOPT), Rodolfo Méndez, the Minister of Finance, Rocío Aguilar and President Carlos Alvarado.
The decree that extends the benefit to used electric vehicles only – those that operate with electricity or other technology without emissions and without a combustion