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

Costa Rica recorded a trade deficit of 492 USD Million in January of 2018. Balance of Trade in Costa Rica averaged -271.12 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
2017-12-22 12:45 AM Balance of Trade $-625.4M $-491.3M $-550M
2018-01-22 10:15 PM Balance of Trade $-532.0M $-627.9M $ -522.4M
2018-02-21 09:00 PM Balance of Trade $-492.0M $-532.1M $ -559.6M
2018-03-21 09:00 PM Balance of Trade $-492.0M $ -525.5M
2018-04-23 09:00 PM Balance of Trade $ -496.5M
2018-05-21 09:00 PM Balance of Trade $ -495.5M


Costa Rica Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -492.00 -532.10 139.60 -661.40 USD Million [+]
Exports 813.20 794.70 996.90 235.50 USD Million [+]
Imports 1305.20 1326.80 1543.40 280.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account -409.30 -337.00 101.80 -998.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.30 -4.30 -1.05 -15.59 percent [+]
External Debt 26227.50 26232.10 26436.80 5763.40 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -613.20 -0.20 334.52 -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 571.60 668.40 958.70 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 February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-492.00 -532.10 139.60 -661.40 1995 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia -1358.00 Dec/17
Brazil 2768.44 Jan/18
Canada -3186.30 Dec/17
China 203.40 Jan/18
Euro Area 25414.60 Dec/17
France -3468.00 Dec/17
Germany 18226.00 Dec/17
India -16298.47 Jan/18
Indonesia -676.90 Jan/18
Italy 5253.08 Dec/17
Japan -943.42 Jan/18
Mexico -156.97 Dec/17
Netherlands 4104.00 Dec/17
Russia 13700.00 Dec/17
South Korea 3700.00 Jan/18
Spain -2050000.00 Dec/17
Switzerland 1323.45 Jan/18
Turkey -9206.19 Dec/17
United Kingdom -4896.00 Dec/17
United States -53118.00 Dec/17


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