Costa Rica

0.32

Econ Complexity 55th of 185
1980
2014

$21.3B

Exports 71st of 220
1980
2014

$13B

Imports 92nd of 220
1980
2014

$14.9k

GDP Per Capita 78th of 185
1990
2014

Costa Rica is the 71st largest export economy in the world and the 55th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2014, Costa Rica exported $21.3B and imported $13B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $8.26B. In 2014 the GDP of Costa Rica was $49.6B and its GDP per capita was $14.9k.

The top exports of Costa Rica are Integrated Circuits ($7.77B), Office Machine Parts ($3.12B), Bananas ($1.54B), Tropical Fruits ($1.49B) and Medical Instruments ($646M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($2.03B), Integrated Circuits ($980M), Cars ($514M), Broadcasting Equipment ($365M) and Computers ($185M).

The top export destinations of Costa Rica are Malaysia ($3.4B), the Netherlands ($3.01B), the United States ($2.68B), Mexico ($2.53B) and Hong Kong ($1.55B). The top import origins are the United States ($5.91B), China ($1.1B), Mexico ($984M), Japan ($479M) and Guatemala ($404M).

Costa Rica borders Nicaragua and Panama by land and Colombia and Ecuador by sea.

Economic Complexity of Costa Rica

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