Costa Rica Trade Summary

2008 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): 9,745
No. Of products: 2,753
No. Of partners: 147
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 15,289
No. Of products: 4,106
No. Of partners: 190

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Parts and accessorie ...1,048,127.47
Monolithic integrate ...1,041,555.54
Bananas, including p ...711,664.27
Pineapples, fresh or ...574,921.11
Needles, catheters, ...465,071.03
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,594,170.84
Monolithic integrate ...1,452,385.97
Petroleum oils and o ...505,934.09
Printed circuits406,407.51
Other medicaments of ...398,012.22

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States3,725 38.23
China613 6.29
Netherlands492 5.05
Nicaragua399 4.10
Hong Kong, China391 4.01
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States5,846 38.24
Mexico941 6.16
China865 5.66
Japan823 5.38
Venezuela692 4.53

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials2,321 23.82 1,277 8.35 3.69
Intermediate goods928 9.52 3,652 23.88 2.42
Consumer goods3,124 32.06 5,572 36.44 5.51
Capital goods3,371 34.60 4,789 31.32 1.29

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.10
Index of export market penetration: 3.75
World Growth: 7.47
Country Growth: 2.16

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 10
Maximum Rate (%): 151
Simple Average (%): 5.90
Weighted Average (%): 3.31
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 3,154,492.48
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 21.77

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 30,613
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 6,420.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -8.84
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -2,707.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 21.14
Trade (% of GDP): 86.93