Costa Rica

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Econ Complexity 49th of 126
1980
2017

$10.8B

Exports 80th of 221
1980
2017

$10.3B

Imports 88th of 221
1980
2017

$17.1k

GDP Per Capita 78th of 214
1990
2017
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Costa Rica is the 80th largest export economy in the world and the 49th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Costa Rica exported $10.8B and imported $10.3B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $525M. In 2017 the GDP of Costa Rica was $57.3B and its GDP per capita was $17.1k.

The top exports of Costa Rica are Bananas ($1.75B), Tropical Fruits ($1.54B), Medical Instruments ($1.21B), Orthopedic Appliances ($802M) and Semiconductor Devices ($527M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($1.41B), Cars ($551M), Computers ($163M), Broadcasting Equipment ($153M) and Packaged Medicaments ($149M).

The top export destinations of Costa Rica are the United States ($3.18B), China ($784M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($758M), the Netherlands ($634M) and Germany ($563M). The top import origins are the United States ($3.88B), China ($1.47B), Mexico ($948M), Japan ($301M) and Brazil ($276M).

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

Economic Complexity of Costa Rica

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