Costa Rica Trade Summary

2012 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): 11,251
No. Of products: 3,009
No. Of partners: 148
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 18,356
No. Of products: 4,118
No. Of partners: 192

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Monolithic integrate ...2,098,099.17
Pineapples, fresh or ...794,794.49
Bananas, including p ...706,741.20
Needles, catheters, ...604,567.28
Coffee, not roasted ...418,564.33
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...2,161,588.41
Monolithic integrate ...1,612,860.04
Printed circuits701,875.42
Other medicaments of ...370,205.93
Automobiles with rec ...341,595.41

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States4,307 38.28
Netherlands850 7.56
Panama584 5.19
Hong Kong, China533 4.74
Nicaragua501 4.46
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States9,519 51.86
China1,446 7.88
Mexico1,187 6.47
Japan561 3.05
Panama531 2.89

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials2,942 26.15 888 4.84 4.01
Intermediate goods1,333 11.85 3,761 20.49 1.22
Consumer goods3,155 28.04 7,663 41.74 3.04
Capital goods3,821 33.96 6,044 32.92 0.54

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.15
Index of export market penetration: 3.98
World Growth: 0.03
Country Growth: 7.42

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 13
Maximum Rate (%): 150
Simple Average (%): 4.40
Weighted Average (%): 1.76
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 11,778,340.11
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 61.17

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 46,473
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 9,210.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -3.81
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -1,768.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 18.15
Trade (% of GDP): 68.14