Costa Rica Balance of Trade  1995-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Costa Rica recorded a trade deficit of 324.40 USD Million in July of 2017. Balance of Trade in Costa Rica averaged -262.14 USD Million from 1995 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 139.50 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
2017-07-21 09:10 PM Balance of Trade $-384.4M $-406.7M $-450M
2017-08-21 10:45 PM Balance of Trade $-324.4M $-384.4M $-500M
2017-09-21 09:00 PM Balance of Trade $-525.7M $-324.4M $-270M
2017-10-23 04:30 PM Balance of Trade $-525.7M
2017-11-21 06:15 PM Balance of Trade
2017-12-21 09:30 PM Balance of Trade


Costa Rica Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -525.70 -324.40 139.50 -661.40 USD Million [+]
Exports 848.50 854.70 996.20 235.50 USD Million [+]
Imports 1374.20 1165.50 1501.10 320.70 USD Million [+]
Current Account -330.90 -576.50 101.80 -998.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.30 -4.30 -1.05 -15.59 percent [+]
External Debt 26235.60 26436.80 26436.80 5763.40 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -172.36 -723.31 334.52 -2431.19 USD Million [+]
Remittances 517.50 558.50 595.60 111.80 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.00 0.00 0.12 0.00 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]

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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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-525.70 -324.40 139.50 -661.40 1995 - 2017 USD Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country

Last
Australia 460.00 Jul/17
Brazil 5599.00 Aug/17
Canada -3040.40 Jul/17
China 419.92 Aug/17
Euro Area 23156.00 Jul/17
France -5968.00 Jul/17
Germany 19500.00 Jul/17
India -11643.96 Aug/17
Indonesia 1722.60 Aug/17
Italy 6560.39 Jul/17
Japan 113.64 Aug/17
Mexico -1522.60 Jul/17
Netherlands 4711.00 Jul/17
Russia 3970.00 Jul/17
South Korea 7013.00 Aug/17
Spain -2099000.00 Jul/17
Switzerland 2173.00 Aug/17
Turkey -8842.94 Jul/17
United Kingdom -2872.00 Jul/17
United States -43689.00 Jul/17