Costa Rica Trade Summary

2019 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): 11,452
No. Of products: 2,988
No. Of partners: 150
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 16,106
No. Of products: 4,070
No. Of partners: 192

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Needles, catheters, ...1,479,283.90
Instruments and appl ...1,017,954.55
Bananas, including p ...999,701.73
Pineapples, fresh or ...981,012.22
Artificial parts of ...531,028.65
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,561,732.13
Other medicaments of ...494,689.86
Transmission apparat ...432,484.93
Automobiles with rec ...266,681.26
Other articles of pl ...226,940.19

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States4,849 42.34
Netherlands721 6.29
Belgium706 6.17
Guatemala595 5.20
Panama592 5.17
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States6,191 38.44
China2,124 13.18
Mexico1,088 6.75
Unspecified506 3.14
Guatemala399 2.48

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials3,149 27.50 924 5.74 4.11
Intermediate goods1,671 14.59 3,670 22.79 0.94
Consumer goods3,305 28.86 7,874 48.89 2.33
Capital goods3,326 29.04 3,638 22.59 0.61

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.15
Index of export market penetration: 3.57
World Growth: -1.13
Country Growth: 5.03

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 22
Maximum Rate (%): 150
Simple Average (%): 3.22
Weighted Average (%): 1.62
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 10,709,548.81
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 64.14

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 63,951
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 12,070.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): 2.58
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): 1,649.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 21.33
Trade (% of GDP): 65.12