Friday September 22 2017
Costa Rica | Credit Rating at 50.00


Standard & Poor's credit rating for Costa Rica stands at BB- with negative outlook. Moody's credit rating for Costa Rica was last set at Ba2 with negative outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Costa Rica was last reported at BB with stable outlook.





Thursday September 21 2017
Costa Rica Imports at 1374.20 USD Million


Imports in Costa Rica increased to 1374.20 USD Million in August from 1165.50 USD Million in July of 2017.





Thursday September 21 2017
Costa Rica Exports at 848.50 USD Million


Exports in Costa Rica decreased to 848.50 USD Million in August from 854.70 USD Million in July of 2017.





Thursday September 21 2017
Costa Rica Balance of Trade at -525.70 USD Million


Costa Rica recorded a trade deficit of 324.40 USD Million in July of 2017.





Thursday September 21 2017
Costa Rica IMAE at 4.40 percent


The economy of Costa Rica advanced 4.4 percent year-on-year in June 2017, accelerating from a 4.2 percent rise in the previous period. It is the fastest pace of expansion since March.





Tuesday September 12 2017
Costa Rica Interest Rate at 4.50 percent


The benchmark interest rate in Costa Rica was last recorded at 4.50 percent.





Saturday September 09 2017
Costa Rica Minimum Monthly Wages at 4968.51 Index Points


Minimum Wages in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 4968.51 Index Points in August from 4968.51 Index Points in July of 2017.





Saturday September 09 2017
Costa Rica Producer Prices at 110.39 Index Points


Producer Prices in Costa Rica decreased to 110.39 Index Points in August from 110.43 Index Points in July of 2017.





Friday September 08 2017
Costa Rica Inflation Rate MoM at -0.22 percent


The Consumer Price Index in Costa Rica decreased 0.22 percent in August of 2017 over the previous month.





Friday September 08 2017
Costa Rica Inflation Rate at 0.91 percent


Consumer prices in Costa Rica increased 0.91 percent year-on-year in August of 2017, easing from a 1.16 percent rise in the previous month. It is the lowest inflation rate since January, led by a slowdown in prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.14 percent vs 2.18 percent in July); transport (0.92 percent vs 0.97 percent) and miscellaneous goods and services (1.77 percent vs 2.04 percent). Also, cost of rent and housing services declined further (-0.53 percent vs -0.34 percent). In contrast, prices rose faster for furniture and household equipment (0.27 percent vs 0.16 percent); restaurants and hotels (1.62 percent vs 1.55 percent); recreation and culture (1.07 percent vs 0.99 percent); education (3.89 percent vs 3.85 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (3.70 percent vs 2.93 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.22 percent, following a 0.32 percent increase in July.