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Costa Rica Trade Summary

1999

Costa Rica exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR COSTA RICA 1999

Overall Exports and Imports for Costa Rica 1999

Exports and imports of Costa Rica in 1999 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 6,283 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 5,987 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,557 products were exported to 110 countries and 4,324 products were imported from 132 countries.

Costa Rica top 5 Export and Import partners 1999

Top five countries to which Costa Rica exported in 1999 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Costa Rica exports to United States worth US$ 3,264 million, with a partner share of 51.94 percent.
  2. Costa Rica exports to Netherlands worth US$ 446 million, with a partner share of 7.10 percent.
  3. Costa Rica exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 386 million, with a partner share of 6.15 percent.
  4. Costa Rica exports to Guatemala worth US$ 179 million, with a partner share of 2.85 percent.
  5. Costa Rica exports to Nicaragua worth US$ 179 million, with a partner share of 2.84 percent.

Top five countries from which Costa Rica imported goods in 1999 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Costa Rica imports from United States worth US$ 3,278 million, with a partner share of 54.76 percent.
  2. Costa Rica imports from Mexico worth US$ 344 million, with a partner share of 5.75 percent.
  3. Costa Rica imports from Japan worth US$ 300 million, with a partner share of 5.02 percent.
  4. Costa Rica imports from Venezuela worth US$ 248 million, with a partner share of 4.15 percent.
  5. Costa Rica imports from Guatemala worth US$ 142 million, with a partner share of 2.37 percent.

Costa Rica Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 1999

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Costa Rica along with trade value are:

  1. Costa Rica exported Parts and accessories of automatic data process , worth US$ 2,484,138.72 million.
  2. Costa Rica exported Bananas, including plantains, fresh or dried , worth US$ 641,625.14 million.
  3. Costa Rica exported Coffee, not roasted or decaffeinated , worth US$ 288,737.98 million.
  4. Costa Rica exported Pineapples, fresh or dried , worth US$ 128,234.11 million.
  5. Costa Rica exported Needles, catheters, cannulae and the like, nes , worth US$ 79,606.69 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Costa Rica along with trade value are

  1. Costa Rica imported Hybrid integrated circuits , worth US$ 201,523.72 million.
  2. Costa Rica imported Monolithic integrated circuits, digital , worth US$ 158,559.57 million.
  3. Costa Rica imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 105,590.78 million.
  4. Costa Rica imported Unbleached kraftliner, uncoated, in rolls or sh , worth US$ 101,409.60 million.
  5. Costa Rica imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 100,548.36 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 1999

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 1999 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 1999

Tariffs imposed by Costa Rica in 1999 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 253 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 5.75 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 4.07 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 2,828,259.34 and duty free tariff line items share was 54.67 percent.

Development Indicators 1999

Key Development Indicators of Costa Rica in 1999 are below

  • Costa Rica GDP in current US dollar was 14,255 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 3,460.00 .
  • Costa Rica Trade balance: as % of GDP was -2.42.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -345.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 87.54 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 33.24 .

Trade Indicators 1999

Trade Indicators for Costa Rica in 1999 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.33.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.90.
  • World Growth in percentage was 2.52 and Costa Rica Country Growth was 12.89 .