Costa Rica

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Econ Complexity 55th of 186
1980
2013

$25.6B

Exports 73rd of 236
1980
2013

$18B

Imports 85th of 236
1980
2013

$13.9k

GDP Per Capita 78th of 186
1990
2013

Costa Rica is the 73rd largest export economy in the world and the 55th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2013, Costa Rica exported $25.6B and imported $18B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $7.63B. In 2013 the GDP of Costa Rica was $49.6B and its GDP per capita was $13.9k.

The top exports of Costa Rica are Integrated Circuits ($11.9B), Office Machine Parts ($2.32B), Medical Instruments ($1.58B), Bananas ($1.38B) and Tropical Fruits ($1.26B), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($2.2B), Integrated Circuits ($1.72B), Cars ($546M), Printed Circuit Boards ($490M) and Packaged Medicaments ($387M).

The top export destinations of Costa Rica are the United States ($9.6B), the Netherlands ($2.26B), Mexico ($2B), Hong Kong ($1.28B) and China ($1.22B). The top import origins are the United States ($8.88B), China ($1.72B), Mexico ($1.13B), Japan ($554M) and Guatemala ($398M).

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

Economic Complexity of Costa Rica

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