Costa Rica is the 77th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Costa Rica exported $12.9B and imported $14.7B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $1.74B. In 2016 the GDP of Costa Rica was $57.4B and its GDP per capita was $16.6k.
The top exports of Costa Rica are Medical Instruments ($2.4B), Bananas ($1.42B), Tropical Fruits ($1.27B), Orthopedic Appliances ($673M) and Semiconductor Devices ($447M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($1.11B), Cars ($819M), Packaged Medicaments ($498M), Broadcasting Equipment ($303M) and Computers ($283M).
The top export destinations of Costa Rica are the United States ($4.32B), Belgium-Luxembourg ($589M), Guatemala ($583M), the Netherlands ($568M) and Panama ($524M). The top import origins are the United States ($5.58B), China ($2.07B), Mexico ($1.05B), Guatemala ($421M) and Japan ($409M).