Top Costa Rica Exports 2017
Costa Rica shipped US$10.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017, down by -7.5% since 2013 but up by 7% from 2016 to 2017.
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to the US

Costa Rica's exports to America amounted to
$4.3 billion or 40.9% of its overall exports.

  1. Medical, technical equipment: $1.9 billion
  2. Fruits, nuts: $995.7 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $181.6 million
  4. Rubber: $164.1 million
  5. Coffee, tea, spices: $138 million
  6. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $128.2 million
  7. Plastics: $119.5 million
  8. Vegetables: $101.2 million
  9. Fish: $72.6 million
10. Live trees and plants: $63.3 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Belgium

Costa Rica's exports to Belgium amounted to
$684 million or 6.4% of its overall exports.

  1. Medical, technical equipment: $359.3 million
  2. Fruits, nuts: $203.3 million
  3. Coffee, tea, spices: $55.7 million
  4. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $29 million
  5. Live trees and plants: $15.2 million
  6. Fish: $8.5 million
  7. Knit or crochet clothing: $6.3 million
  8. Vegetables: $3.5 million
  9. Perfumes, cosmetics: $787,000
10. Rubber: $486,000
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Netherlands

Costa Rica's exports to Netherlands amounted to
$594.8 million or 5.6% of its overall exports.

  1. Fruits, nuts: $212.1 million
  2. Medical, technical equipment: $158.6 million
  3. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $115.7 million
  4. Live trees and plants: $34.5 million
  5. Electronic equipment: $15.1 million
  6. Coffee, tea, spices: $13.1 million
  7. Vegetables: $12.2 million
  8. Beverages: $11.9 million
  9. Plastics: $10.5 million
10. Sugar: $2.7 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Panama

Costa Rica's exports to Panama amounted to
$573.8 million or 5.4% of its overall exports.

  1. Other food preparations: $65.4 million
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $61.9 million
  3. Plastics: $54.3 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $32 million
  5. Other chemical goods: $31.9 million
  6. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $25.3 million
  7. Cereal, milk preparations:$25.1 million
  8. Food waste, animal fodder: $24.4 million
  9. Dairy, eggs, honey: $24.4 million
10. Fertilizers: $23.2 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Nicaragua

Costa Rica's exports to Nicaragua amounted to
$537.6 million or 5.1% of its overall exports.

  1. Other food preparations: $51.2 million
  2. Plastics: $44.3 million
  3. Salt, sulphur, stone, cement: $29.2 million
  4. Iron and steel: $27 million
  5. Dairy, eggs, honey: $26.2 million
  6. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $24.6 million
  7. Pharmaceuticals: $24.3 million
  8. Other chemical goods: $23.3 million
  9. Cereal, milk preparations:$22.6 million
10. Beverages: $21 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Guatemela

Costa Rica's exports to Guatemala amounted to
$525.9 million or 5% of its overall exports.

  1. Other food preparations: $110.4 million
  2. Dairy, eggs, honey: $44.8 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $37.1 million
  4. Cereal, milk preparations:$32.2 million
  5. Pharmaceuticals: $31.1 million
  6. Other manufactured products: $29.3 million
  7. Plastics: $28.7 million
  8. Cotton: $23.5 million
  9. Iron and steel: $21 million
10. Other chemical goods: $20.3 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Honduras

Costa Rica's exports to Honduras amounted to
$366 million or 3.5% of its overall exports.

  1. Other food preparations: $84.2 million
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $35.3 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $34.1 million
  4. Other manufactured products: $22.7 million
  5. Other chemical goods: $19.9 million
  6. Plastics: $18.7 million
  7. Tanning, dyeing extracts: $18.6 million
  8. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $11.8 million
  9. Dairy, eggs, honey: $11.3 million
10. Cereal, milk preparations:$10.3 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to El Salvador

Costa Rica's exports to El Salvador amounted to
$286.5 million or 2.7% of its overall exports.

  1. Other food preparations: $59 million
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $26.8 million
  3. Electronic equipment: $19.7 million
  4. Dairy, eggs, honey: $17.1 million
  5. Other manufactured products: $14.1 million
  6. Cereal, milk preparations:$12.3 million
  7. Plastics: $10.8 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $10.3 million
  9. Meat, seafood preparations: $9.5 million
10. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $8.9 million
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Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Mexico

Costa Rica's exports to Mexico amounted to
$274.4 million or 2.6% of its overall exports.

  1. Animal/vegetable fats and oils: $115 million
  2. Electronic equipment: $43.3 million
  3. Other food preparations: $22.6 million
  4. Medical, technical equipment: $20.8 million
  5. Rubber: $13.8 million
  6. Plastics: $12.1 million
  7. Lead: $6.9 million
  8. Iron or steel products: $5.8 million
  9. Other base metal goods: $5.4 million
10. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $4.1 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to Dom. Repub. 

Costa Rica's exports to Dominican Republic totaled $230.4 million or 2.2% of its overall exports.

  1. Other food preparations: $38 million
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $29.9 million
  3. Other manufactured products: $24.3 million
  4. Electronic equipment: $20.5 million
  5. Iron and steel: $17.4 million
  6. Dairy, eggs, honey: $16 million
  7. Plastics: $11.1 million
  8. Glass: $9.8 million
  9. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $8.4 million
10. Rubber: $6.6 million
Top 10 Costa Rica Exports to the UK

Costa Rica's exports to United Kingdom amounted to $205.8 million or 1.9% of its overall exports.

  1. Fruits, nuts: $167.9 million
  2. Medical, technical equipment: $12.6 million
  3. Coffee, tea, spices: $7.9 million
  4. Vegetables: $5.9 million
  5. Vegetable/fruit preparations: $5.3 million
  6. Live trees and plants: $1.3 million
  7. Machinery: $1 million
  8. Other food preparations: $826,000
  9. Plastics: $480,000
10. Oil seed: $458,000
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Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis