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Intel axes 1,500 jobs in Costa Rica, relocates to Asia

Wednesday 9 April 2014 | 08:43 CET | News
Chipmaker Intel has cut 1,500 jobs from its assembly and test operation in Costa Rica, the Associated Press reports. Intel will relocate its assembly and test operation to Asia, a move which is in line with the chipmaker's strategy announced earlier this year which aims to stress "geographic closeness between [Intel] plants and main markets". Intel will maintain over 1,200 engineers, finance and human resources employees in Cost Rica.

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