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

Costa Rica recorded a trade deficit of 525.70 USD Million in August of 2017. Balance of Trade in Costa Rica averaged -266.71 USD Million from 1995 until 2017, 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
2017-07-21 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
2017-10-24 04:00 PM Balance of Trade $-525.7M $-650M
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 -310.80 139.60 -661.40 USD Million [+]
Exports 854.30 862.60 1000.60 235.50 USD Million [+]
Imports 1380.00 1165.50 1437.20 280.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account -351.30 -254.60 101.80 -998.50 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.30 -4.30 -1.05 -15.59 percent [+]
External Debt 26232.10 26235.60 26436.80 5763.40 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 27.74 -170.00 334.52 -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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-525.70 -310.80 139.60 -661.40 1995 - 2017 USD Million Monthly




balance of trade by Country

Last
Australia 989.00 Aug/17
Brazil 5178.00 Sep/17
Canada -3413.40 Aug/17
China 286.10 Sep/17
Euro Area 16086.90 Aug/17
France -4514.00 Aug/17
Germany 20000.00 Aug/17
India -8984.29 Sep/17
Indonesia 1760.00 Sep/17
Italy 2769.02 Aug/17
Japan 670.17 Sep/17
Mexico -2732.00 Aug/17
Netherlands 4073.00 Aug/17
Russia 6612.00 Aug/17
South Korea 13800.00 Sep/17
Spain -3226685.00 Aug/17
Switzerland 2917.62 Sep/17
Turkey -5873.11 Aug/17
United Kingdom -5626.00 Aug/17
United States -42395.00 Aug/17