Costa Rica is the 77th largest export economy in the world and the 55th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Costa Rica exported $12.6B and imported $15B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $2.39B. In 2015 the GDP of Costa Rica was $54.1B and its GDP per capita was $15.6k.
The top exports of Costa Rica are Medical Instruments ($2B), Bananas ($1.24B), Tropical Fruits ($1.22B), Integrated Circuits ($841M) and Orthopedic Appliances ($555M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($1.26B), Cars ($702M), Packaged Medicaments ($455M), Broadcasting Equipment ($374M) and Computers ($281M).
The top export destinations of Costa Rica are the United States ($4.29B), Guatemala ($587M), the Netherlands ($537M), Panama ($535M) and Nicaragua ($496M). The top import origins are the United States ($6.06B), China ($1.92B), Mexico ($1.14B), Japan ($410M) and Guatemala ($409M).