Costa Rica Major Trade Partners


Buying and selling are essential for any country to develop its economy and maintain good relations with other nations. The first table below shows top trading partners of Costa Rica in terms of export sales (selling), including United States, China, and Netherlands. The second lists top trade partners of Costa Rica regarding import total (buying). That is, most products are imported from these countries to Costa Rica.

Costa Rica Major Exports

Market Value: 7,410 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Costa Rica Major Exports

Rank Country (Exports To) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%) Growth (% 5yr)
1 United States 3,624,957 48.92 37.00
2 China 603,724 8.15 271.17
3 Netherlands 484,084 6.53 46.18
4 Hong Kong 384,889 5.19 182.14
5 Belgium 307,149 4.14 181.14
6 Mexico 229,379 3.10 28.57
7 Germany 204,530 2.76 (13.22)
8 Dominican Republic 175,570 2.37 148.64
9 United Kingdom 161,591 2.18 26.08
10 Italy 137,222 1.85 96.03
11 Ireland 127,697 1.72 307.55
12 South Korea 107,119 1.45 878.48
13 Japan 80,149 1.08 97.00
14 Malaysia 64,176 0.87 (60.10)
15 Colombia 63,207 0.85 99.78
16 France 62,067 0.84 65.13
17 Spain 61,373 0.83 137.39
18 Brazil 49,101 0.66 171.34
19 Canada 44,644 0.60 36.35
20 Jamaica 40,713 0.55 5.14
21 Venezuela 34,874 0.47 2.42
22 Portugal 34,406 0.46 204.72
23 Switzerland 33,512 0.45 692.87
24 Russia 32,507 0.44 552.91
25 North Korea 30,724 0.41 251,569.28
26 Trinidad and Tobago 26,090 0.35 59.74
27 India 23,354 0.32 203.76
28 Sweden 22,048 0.30 (70.04)
29 Singapore 21,495 0.29 (14.51)
30 Philippines 20,462 0.28 (12.33)
31 Chile 14,829 0.20 40.56
32 Ecuador 14,196 0.19 (6.50)
33 Peru 14,033 0.19 51.30
34 Indonesia 11,073 0.15 539.60
35 Thailand 8,923 0.12 172.62
36 Cuba 7,712 0.10 (25.97)
37 Haiti 7,607 0.10 64.07

 

 

Costa Rica Major Imports

Market Value: 11,898 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Costa Rica Major Imports

Rank Country (Imports From) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%) Growth (% 5yr)
1 United States 5,315,502 44.68 47.80
2 Japan 762,003 6.40 57.61
3 Mexico 753,023 6.33 80.28
4 Venezuela 683,171 5.74 108.38
5 China 598,991 5.03 121.89
6 Aruba 491,113 4.13 689.07
7 Ireland 432,467 3.63 855.73
8 Brazil 312,934 2.63 (10.62)
9 Netherlands Antilles 300,560 2.53 715.78
10 Colombia 286,646 2.41 3.32
11 Netherlands 236,567 1.99 79.34
12 South Korea 235,513 1.98 92.18
13 Chile 163,252 1.37 49.72
14 Germany 157,691 1.33 (10.31)
15 Switzerland 117,319 0.99 68.03
16 Canada 104,814 0.88 29.07
17 Thailand 96,676 0.81 296.89
18 United Kingdom 79,950 0.67 (5.16)
19 France 77,358 0.65 (14.82)
20 Dominican Republic 65,447 0.55 437.99
21 Spain 59,082 0.50 (46.50)
22 Italy 58,494 0.49 (34.24)
23 Russia 54,011 0.45 228.26
24 Trinidad and Tobago 51,078 0.43 173.38
25 Belgium 38,268 0.32 (9.72)
26 Cuba 33,334 0.28 308.79
27 Malaysia 32,707 0.27 41.80
28 Israel 29,882 0.25 41.38
29 Philippines 29,809 0.25 190.87
30 India 28,880 0.24 52.32
31 Norway 27,521 0.23 380.96
32 Austria 16,957 0.14 115.97
33 Hong Kong 15,615 0.13 (72.65)
34 Denmark 15,553 0.13 38.21
35 Singapore 14,846 0.12 (22.10)
36 Uruguay 14,624 0.12 23.80

 

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