Top Costa Rica Exports 2016
Costa Rica shipped US$9.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, down by -11.9% since 2012 but up by 3.4% from 2015 to 2016.
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to the US

Costa Rica's exports to America amounted to
$4.1 billion or 41% of its overall exports.

  1. Medical, technical equipment: $1.8 billion
  2. Fruits, nuts: $931.2 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $176.7 million
  4. Cocoa: $162.7 million
  5. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $137.4 million
  6. Rubber: $121.8 million
  7. Vegetables: $108.8 million
  8. Plastics: $104.5 million
  9. Other animal-origin products: $68.2 million
10. Fish: $67.7 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Netherlands

Costa Rica's exports to Netherlands amounted to
$575.4 million or 5.8% of its overall exports.

  1. Fruits, nuts: $218.6 million
  2. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $135 million
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $134.1 million
  4. Other animal-origin products: $38.3 million
  5. Vegetables: $11 million
  6. Beverages: $8.6 million
  7. Electronic equipment: $8.3 million
  8. Plastics: $8.1 million
  9. Cocoa: $7.1 million
10. Sugar: $1.6 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Panama

Costa Rica's exports to Panama amounted to
$561 million or 5.7% of its overall exports.

  1. Other food preparations: $67.8 million
  2. Plastics: $59 million
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $55.8 million
  4. Other chemical goods: $34.1 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $33 million
  6. Beverages: $25.6 million
  7. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $24.8 million
  8. Cereal, milk preparations:$23.8 million
  9. Paper: $22.7 million
10. Dairy, eggs, honey: $21.7 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Belgium

Costa Rica's exports to Belgium amounted to
$532.2 million or 5.4% of its overall exports.

  1. Medical, technical equipment: $268.8 million
  2. Fruits, nuts: $154 million
  3. Cocoa: $44.2 million
  4. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $40.5 million
  5. Other animal-origin products: $12.2 million
  6. Knit or crochet clothing: $8 million
  7. Fish: $2 million
  8. Vegetables: $816,000
  9. Cotton: $383,000
10. Rubber: $162,000
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Nicaragua

Costa Rica's exports to Nicaragua amounted to
$517.3 million or 5.2% of its overall exports.

  1. Other food preparations: $50.3 million
  2. Plastics: $45.6 million
  3. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $26.6 million
  4. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $26.4 million
  5. Dairy, eggs, honey: $26.1 million
  6. Iron and steel: $23.2 million
  7. Cereal, milk preparations:$22.6 million
  8. Pharmaceuticals: $22.1 million
  9. Electronic equipment: $21.5 million
10. Other chemical goods: $20.7 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Guatemela

Costa Rica's exports to Guatemala amounted to
$516.3 million or 5.2% of its overall exports.

  1. Other food preparations: $102.4 million
  2. Dairy, eggs, honey: $41.2 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $36.9 million
  4. Plastics: $30.6 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $29.9 million
  6. Cereal, milk preparations:$29.9 million
  7. Cotton: $27.8 million
  8. Paper: $23.9 million
  9. Other manufactured products: $22.9 million
10. Other chemical goods: $19.7 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Honduras

Costa Rica's exports to Honduras amounted to
$334.8 million or 3.4% of its overall exports.

  1. Other food preparations: $67.4 million
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $31.4 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $27.3 million
  4. Other manufactured products: $20 million
  5. Plastics: $18.4 million
  6. Other chemical goods: $15.3 million
  7. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $14.2 million
  8. Dairy, eggs, honey: $12.5 million
  9. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $11.8 million
10. Cereal, milk preparations:$11.4 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to El Salvador

Costa Rica's exports to El Salvador amounted to
$274.2 million or 2.8% of its overall exports.

  1. Other food preparations: $57.1 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $17.3 million
  3. Dairy, eggs, honey: $17.2 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $17 million
  5. Other manufactured products: $14.1 million
  6. Cereal, milk preparations:$11.6 million
  7. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $11.1 million
  8. Plastics: $11 million
  9. Meat, seafood preparations: $10.9 million
10. Iron or steel products: $7.7 million
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Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Dominican Rep

Costa Rica's exports to Dominican Republic amounted
to $274.2 million or 2.6% of its overall exports.

  1. Other food preparations: $57.1 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $17.3 million
  3. Dairy, eggs, honey: $17.2 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $17 million
  5. Other manufactured products: $14.1 million
  6. Cereal, milk preparations:$11.6 million
  7. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $11.1 million
  8. Plastics: $11 million
  9. Meat, seafood preparations: $10.9 million
10. Iron or steel products: $7.7 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Mexico

Costa Rica's exports to Mexico amounted to
$257.2 million or 2.6% of its overall exports.

  1. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $102 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $42.4 million
  3. Other food preparations: $26.2 million
  4. Rubber: $13.6 million
  5. Plastics: $12 million
  6. Medical, technical equipment: $8.1 million
  7. Other base metal goods: $8 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $5.9 million
  9. Aluminum: $5.8 million
10. Machinery: $4.4 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Italy

Costa Rica's exports to Italy amounted to
$207.8 million or 2.1% of its overall exports.

  1. Fruits, nuts: $178.5 million
  2. Cocoa: $11.2 million
  3. Medical, technical equipment: $9.1 million
  4. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $3 million
  5. Vegetables: $2.5 million
  6. Woodpulp: $1.1 million
  7. Sugar: $706,000
  8. Other animal-origin products: $336,000
  9. Raw hides excluding furskins:$325,000
10. Perfumes, cosmetics: $311,000
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Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis