Costa Rica Trade Summary

1998 Data

Costa Rica exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Costa Rica

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 5,151
No. Of products: 2,661
No. Of partners: 111
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 6,237
No. Of products: 4,374
No. Of partners: 124

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Bananas, including p ...684,706.43
Parts and accessorie ...539,791.81
Coffee, not roasted ...409,452.32
Electronic integrate ...398,265.57
Pineapples, fresh or ...114,967.82
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Hybrid integrated ci ...479,731.39
Petroleum oils, etc, ...250,134.83
Automobiles with rec ...237,477.68
Women's or girls' tr ...114,917.35
Other medicaments of ...93,057.98

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States2,101 40.79
Nicaragua475 9.23
Guatemala224 4.36
United Kingdom216 4.20
Germany216 4.20
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States3,484 55.86
Japan385 6.17
Mexico328 5.26
Venezuela186 2.99
Guatemala145 2.32

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,783 34.61 336 5.38 5.12
Intermediate goods426 8.28 1,376 22.06 3.08
Consumer goods1,523 29.56 2,471 39.61 11.36
Capital goods1,398 27.13 2,054 32.93 2.59

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.26
Index of export market penetration: 2.88
World Growth: -0.47
Country Growth: 10.70

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 7
Maximum Rate (%): 258
Simple Average (%): 6.41
Weighted Average (%): 6.32
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 1,454,852.53
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 32.06

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 13,617
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 3,360.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -4.13
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -563.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 23.59
Trade (% of GDP): 92.49