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Top 5 Products exported by Costa Rica Integrated Circuits (43%), Office Office Machine Parts (11%), Bananas (5.8%), Tropical Fruits (5.4%), and Medical Instruments (4.2%)
Top 5 Products imported by Costa Rica Integrated Circuits (15%), Medical Instruments (9.0%), Tropical Fruits (5.4%), Orthopedic Appliances (2.8%), and Office Office Machine Parts (2.5%)
Top 5 Export destinations of Costa Rica United States (37%), Netherlands (11%), Mexico (8.4%), China (4.4%), and Hong Kong (3.8%)
Top 5 Import origins of Costa Rica United States (26%), China (12%), Brazil (4.9%), Panama (4.1%), and Mexico (3.9%)

Costa Rica is ranked 51 with an Economic Complexity Index (ECI) of 0.149685


What does Costa Rica export?

1 8542 Integrated Circuits $9,650,539,093.34 43%
2 8473 Office Office Machine Parts $2,575,775,129.99 11%
3 0803 Bananas $1,318,236,401.92 5.8%
4 0804 Tropical Fruits $1,211,987,878.87 5.4%
5 9018 Medical Instruments $960,107,507.70 4.2%
6 0901 Coffee $451,645,709.97 2.0%
7 9021 Orthopedic Appliances $315,614,803.08 1.4%
8 2106 Other Edible Preparations $275,273,135.28 1.2%
9 3004 Packaged Medicaments $259,445,191.75 1.1%
10 8544 Insulated Wire $239,640,007.45 1.1%
11 4011 Rubber Tires $211,958,345.71 0.94%
12 8536 Low-voltage Protection Equipment $207,059,223.22 0.91%
13 1511 Palm Oil $198,385,116.80 0.88%
14 2009 Fruit Juice $187,000,631.05 0.83%
15 4818 Toilet Paper $133,879,230.04 0.59%
16 0807 Melons $115,433,956.16 0.51%
17 2008 Other Processed Fruits and Nuts $103,272,334.89 0.46%
18 0714 Cassava $100,578,355.40 0.44%
19 6207 Non-Knit Men's Undergarments $98,455,584.52 0.43%
20 3923 Plastic Lids $98,431,469.64 0.43%
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What does Costa Rica import?

1 8542 Integrated Circuits $1,630,592,839.29 15%
2 9018 Medical Instruments $955,505,102.66 9.0%
3 0804 Tropical Fruits $568,155,928.64 5.4%
4 9021 Orthopedic Appliances $299,828,235.37 2.8%
5 8473 Office Office Machine Parts $265,458,882.52 2.5%
6 3004 Packaged Medicaments $260,434,395.08 2.5%
7 8544 Insulated Wire $236,891,572.61 2.2%
8 2106 Other Edible Preparations $208,559,240.61 2.0%
9 8536 Low-voltage Protection Equipment $206,839,610.94 2.0%
10 2710 Refined Petroleum $200,656,226.47 1.9%
11 2709 Crude Petroleum $185,753,483.84 1.8%
12 7408 Copper Wire $134,716,557.37 1.3%
13 2009 Fruit Juice $132,999,477.15 1.3%
14 4818 Toilet Paper $131,463,980.14 1.2%
15 4804 Uncoated Kraft Paper $125,812,399.70 1.2%
16 3923 Plastic Lids $97,269,891.14 0.92%
17 2008 Other Processed Fruits and Nuts $93,248,496.89 0.88%
18 4011 Rubber Tires $79,219,081.00 0.75%
19 3808 Pesticides $78,636,791.22 0.74%
20 8704 Delivery Trucks $76,717,868.86 0.72%
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Where does Costa Rica export to?

1 USA United States $8,389,186,487.71 37%
2 NLD Netherlands $2,453,558,320.90 11%
3 MEX Mexico $1,896,329,997.45 8.4%
4 CHN China $999,691,741.93 4.4%
5 HKG Hong Kong $871,498,428.35 3.8%
6 MYS Malaysia $649,920,604.90 2.9%
7 PAN Panama $588,352,645.69 2.6%
8 BLX Belgium-Luxembourg $465,051,009.88 2.1%
9 GTM Guatemala $451,059,848.52 2.0%
10 NIC Nicaragua $450,625,463.04 2.0%
11 SGP Singapore $440,310,051.98 1.9%
12 CAN Canada $422,994,242.94 1.9%
13 DEU Germany $409,830,560.87 1.8%
14 BRA Brazil $369,427,369.81 1.6%
15 HND Honduras $336,077,742.00 1.5%
16 GBR United Kingdom $313,648,274.72 1.4%
17 SLV El Salvador $292,398,322.48 1.3%
18 DOM Dominican Republic $257,429,779.85 1.1%
19 JPN Japan $194,107,451.70 0.86%
20 ITA Italy $176,948,912.30 0.78%
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Where does Costa Rica import from?

1 USA United States $2,809,432,231.31 26%
2 CHN China $1,317,594,076.07 12%
3 BRA Brazil $523,380,486.00 4.9%
4 PAN Panama $439,516,624.58 4.1%
5 MEX Mexico $410,108,206.75 3.9%
6 GTM Guatemala $391,342,646.02 3.7%
7 COL Colombia $365,554,625.39 3.4%
8 CAN Canada $346,204,973.77 3.3%
9 NIC Nicaragua $269,303,275.07 2.5%
10 HND Honduras $252,841,547.15 2.4%
11 NLD Netherlands $239,420,103.21 2.3%
12 CHL Chile $227,718,486.22 2.1%
13 SLV El Salvador $197,658,968.47 1.9%
14 DEU Germany $196,810,191.21 1.9%
15 ARG Argentina $171,928,640.02 1.6%
16 DOM Dominican Republic $154,524,574.05 1.5%
17 SGP Singapore $152,354,431.43 1.4%
18 BLX Belgium-Luxembourg $143,058,236.29 1.3%
19 JPN Japan $139,236,118.75 1.3%
20 FRA France $139,071,432.03 1.3%
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