This page displays a table with Costa Rica Exports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Costa Rica Exports By Category Value Year
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $3.65B 2019
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $2.16B 2019
Miscellaneous edible preparations $593.87M 2019
Electrical, electronic equipment $471.59M 2019
Plastics $378.91M 2019
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $334.59M 2019
Pharmaceutical products $324.96M 2019
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $285.59M 2019
Rubbers $270.32M 2019
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $172.18M 2019
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $162.01M 2019
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $158.53M 2019
Iron and steel $151.53M 2019
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $147.64M 2019
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $132.97M 2019
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $128.98M 2019
Meat and edible meat offal $114.36M 2019
Miscellaneous chemical products $107.11M 2019
Glass and glassware $106.64M 2019
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $101.68M 2019
Articles of iron or steel $98.26M 2019
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $94.69M 2019
Sugars and sugar confectionery $92.31M 2019
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $91.55M 2019
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $89.33M 2019
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $81.50M 2019
Aluminum $65.84M 2019
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $64.55M 2019
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $49.63M 2019
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $48.30M 2019
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $47.04M 2019
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $46.28M 2019
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $41.22M 2019
Cotton $36.05M 2019
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $34.30M 2019
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $34.26M 2019
Fertilizers $33.73M 2019
Toys, games, sports requisites $32.46M 2019
Nickel $31.07M 2019
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $29.40M 2019
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $28.12M 2019
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $28.07M 2019
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $27.14M 2019
Manmade filaments $24.41M 2019
Copper $22.60M 2019
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $17.38M 2019
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $15.62M 2019
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $15.26M 2019
Lead $14.95M 2019
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $13.61M 2019
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $11.72M 2019
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $10.47M 2019
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $10.24M 2019
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $9.89M 2019
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $9.05M 2019
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $9.04M 2019
Products of animal origin $8.06M 2019
Live animals $7.38M 2019
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $6.67M 2019
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $6.05M 2019
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $5.77M 2019
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $5.75M 2019
Organic chemicals $5.37M 2019
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $4.45M 2019
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $4.39M 2019
Ceramic products $3.91M 2019
Cereals $3.88M 2019
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $3.84M 2019
Manmade staple fibers $3.81M 2019
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $3.42M 2019
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $3.07M 2019
Lac, gums, resins $2.70M 2019
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $2.16M 2019
Aircraft, spacecraft $2.08M 2019
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $1.84M 2019
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $1.41M 2019
Headgear and $815.54K 2019
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $620.83K 2019
Clocks and watches $601.48K 2019
Zinc $444.42K 2019
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $395.37K 2019
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $339.25K 2019
Tin $250.54K 2019
Photographic or cinematographic goods $208.23K 2019
Ores slag and ash $126.43K 2019
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $85.06K 2019
Knitted or crocheted fabric $69.21K 2019
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $67.39K 2019
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $44.82K 2019
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $44.08K 2019
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $24.14K 2019
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $7.20K 2019
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $2.06K 2019
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $1.67K 2019
Cork and articles of cork $987 2019
Commodities not specified according to kind $1 2016




Costa Rica Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -266.50 -337.20 139.55 -668.70 USD Million [+]
Current Account -897.80 -1199.10 240.54 -1199.10 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.40 -2.30 -1.05 -15.59 percent of GDP [+]
Exports 1428.10 1160.80 1532.30 189.28 USD Million [+]
Imports 1694.60 1498.00 2046.60 280.48 USD Million [+]
External Debt 33848.90 33023.70 33848.90 4464.80 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -719.50 1.09 484.27 -2431.19 USD Million [+]
Remittances 141.17 143.14 172.97 29.45 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 853.60 635.40 1250.00 82.60 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 1.07 0.00 1.07 0.00 [+]