Costa Rica Balance of Trade  1995-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Costa Rica recorded a trade deficit of 301.40 USD Million in March of 2018. Balance of Trade in Costa Rica averaged -271.50 USD Million from 1995 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 139.60 USD Million in April of 1999 and a record low of -661.40 USD Million in October of 2012.

Costa Rica Balance of Trade
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-21 09:00 PM Balance of Trade $-492.0M $-532.1M $ -559.6M
2018-03-21 09:00 PM Balance of Trade $-306.3M $-489.5M $ -300M
2018-05-04 07:00 PM Balance of Trade $-301.4M $-327.7M $ -410M
2018-05-21 09:00 PM Balance of Trade $-301.4M $ -427.4M
2018-06-21 09:00 PM Balance of Trade $ -664.4M
2018-07-23 09:00 PM Balance of Trade $ -577.2M


Costa Rica Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -301.40 -327.70 139.60 -661.40 USD Million [+]
Exports 1045.20 872.20 1045.20 235.50 USD Million [+]
Imports 1346.60 1199.90 1544.90 280.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account -536.00 -436.70 101.80 -998.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.00 -2.60 -1.05 -15.59 percent [+]
External Debt 26884.60 26227.50 26884.60 5763.40 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -865.70 -606.60 334.52 -2431.19 USD Million [+]
Remittances 36.63 34.48 36.63 14.47 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.00 0.00 0.12 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 586.80 632.50 1038.50 82.60 USD Million [+]

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Costa Rica Balance of Trade

Costa Rica's lack of mineral resources makes the country reliant on imports of fuels (11 percent of total imports). As a result, the country has been registering trade deficits since 1995. Costa Rica´s main exports are: electronic components and medical equipment. Costa Rica´s main trading partner is the United States (37 percent of total exports and 52 percent of imports). Others include: Panama, Guatemala, China and Mexico. This page provides the latest reported value for - Costa Rica Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Costa Rica Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-301.40 -327.70 139.60 -661.40 1995 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 1527.00 Mar/18
Brazil 6140.00 Apr/18
Canada -4139.60 Mar/18
China 287.80 Apr/18
Euro Area 26932.60 Mar/18
France -5258.00 Mar/18
Germany 25187.00 Mar/18
India -13720.00 Apr/18
Indonesia -1629.30 Apr/18
Italy 4531.06 Mar/18
Japan 797.35 Mar/18
Mexico 1917.55 Mar/18
Netherlands 5280.00 Mar/18
Russia 15001.00 Mar/18
South Korea 6611.00 Apr/18
Spain -2167000.00 Feb/18
Switzerland 2315.30 Mar/18
Turkey -5855.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom -3091.00 Mar/18
United States -48956.00 Mar/18


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