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Top 5 Products exported by Costa Rica Integrated Circuits (44%), Office Machine Parts (11%), Medical Instruments (5.8%), Bananas (5.4%), and Tropical Fruits (4.8%)
Top 5 Products imported by Costa Rica Refined Petroleum (12%), Integrated Circuits (9.5%), Printed Circuit Boards (3.8%), Cars (3.3%), and Packaged Medicaments (2.1%)
Top 5 Export destinations of Costa Rica United States (39%), Netherlands (11%), Mexico (8.9%), China (5.0%), and Malaysia (2.5%)
Top 5 Import origins of Costa Rica United States (51%), China (7.8%), Mexico (6.4%), Japan (3.3%), and Panama (2.9%)

Costa Rica is ranked 53 with an Economic Complexity Index (ECI) of 0.362253


What does Costa Rica export?

1 8542 Integrated Circuits $10,783,899,783.78 44%
2 8473 Office Machine Parts $2,628,849,620.42 11%
3 9018 Medical Instruments $1,422,880,552.64 5.8%
4 0803 Bananas $1,329,497,613.58 5.4%
5 0804 Tropical Fruits $1,183,722,512.75 4.8%
6 0901 Coffee $459,330,812.32 1.9%
7 9021 Orthopedic Appliances $344,062,476.35 1.4%
8 8544 Insulated Wire $319,034,386.74 1.3%
9 2106 Other Edible Preparations $290,227,572.38 1.2%
10 8536 Low-voltage Protection Equipment $213,900,943.61 0.86%
11 2009 Fruit Juice $209,856,427.90 0.85%
12 1511 Palm Oil $204,560,166.97 0.83%
13 4011 Rubber Tires $184,150,350.06 0.74%
14 3004 Packaged Medicaments $157,666,822.17 0.64%
15 7204 Scrap Iron $151,075,040.21 0.61%
16 4818 Toilet Paper $144,174,417.77 0.58%
17 0807 Melons $112,594,794.55 0.46%
18 3923 Plastic Lids $106,864,021.51 0.43%
19 2008 Other Processed Fruits and Nuts $103,767,530.66 0.42%
20 3926 Other Plastic Products $102,250,679.73 0.41%
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What does Costa Rica import?

1 2710 Refined Petroleum $2,166,033,409.04 12%
2 8542 Integrated Circuits $1,700,597,791.20 9.5%
3 8534 Printed Circuit Boards $676,274,120.21 3.8%
4 8703 Cars $594,029,352.47 3.3%
5 3004 Packaged Medicaments $374,209,810.32 2.1%
6 9018 Medical Instruments $262,205,311.97 1.5%
7 8525 Broadcasting Equipment $258,433,451.05 1.4%
8 8471 Computers $253,399,021.88 1.4%
9 1604 Processed Fish $251,640,036.20 1.4%
10 1005 Corn $194,457,977.59 1.1%
11 8704 Delivery Trucks $174,138,652.36 0.97%
12 7408 Copper Wire $171,459,291.93 0.95%
13 8905 Special Purpose Ships $169,157,672.88 0.94%
14 1201 Soybeans $166,187,819.05 0.92%
15 3808 Pesticides $157,595,444.56 0.88%
16 3926 Other Plastic Products $147,444,780.26 0.82%
17 8609 Railway Cargo Containers $136,226,802.17 0.76%
18 3923 Plastic Lids $132,852,243.31 0.74%
19 7207 Semi-Finished Iron $131,958,512.35 0.73%
20 8544 Insulated Wire $130,110,916.40 0.72%
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Where does Costa Rica export to?

1 USA United States $9,736,911,075.65 39%
2 NLD Netherlands $2,661,417,202.18 11%
3 MEX Mexico $2,191,836,868.58 8.9%
4 CHN China $1,237,638,866.40 5.0%
5 MYS Malaysia $624,802,217.20 2.5%
6 PAN Panama $583,778,886.00 2.4%
7 HKG Hong Kong $573,877,445.94 2.3%
8 NIC Nicaragua $481,151,066.76 1.9%
9 GTM Guatemala $466,740,870.39 1.9%
10 CAN Canada $424,439,675.87 1.7%
11 BLX Belgium-Luxembourg $406,433,783.46 1.6%
12 DEU Germany $406,205,516.00 1.6%
13 BRA Brazil $402,785,326.46 1.6%
14 HND Honduras $328,680,896.16 1.3%
15 CZE Czech Republic $322,917,235.86 1.3%
16 SLV El Salvador $292,756,232.27 1.2%
17 GBR United Kingdom $271,277,318.34 1.1%
18 DOM Dominican Republic $257,357,491.81 1.0%
19 ITA Italy $219,794,871.48 0.89%
20 KOR South Korea $215,052,624.77 0.87%
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Where does Costa Rica import from?

1 USA United States $9,204,594,164.09 51%
2 CHN China $1,407,807,972.30 7.8%
3 MEX Mexico $1,152,291,913.88 6.4%
4 JPN Japan $599,378,695.17 3.3%
5 PAN Panama $522,990,367.40 2.9%
6 BRA Brazil $450,029,768.04 2.5%
7 GTM Guatemala $430,406,521.68 2.4%
8 DEU Germany $300,971,973.61 1.7%
9 COL Colombia $298,840,512.88 1.7%
10 KOR South Korea $283,518,581.73 1.6%
11 CHL Chile $278,404,203.76 1.5%
12 SLV El Salvador $236,840,209.48 1.3%
13 CAN Canada $228,864,849.45 1.3%
14 ESP Spain $194,202,769.77 1.1%
15 ITA Italy $161,699,984.42 0.90%
16 HND Honduras $152,764,568.21 0.85%
17 NIC Nicaragua $145,806,170.09 0.81%
18 CHE Switzerland $129,815,112.39 0.72%
19 NLD Netherlands $120,110,962.08 0.67%
20 SWE Sweden $104,152,337.49 0.58%
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