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$1.01TCURRENT US$
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11.8%CURRENT US$
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$64.6BCURRENT US$
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51.1%CURRENT US$
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$57,708CURRENT US$
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6.41%CURRENT US$
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$12,537CURRENT US$
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37.2%CURRENT US$
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About

Netherlands-Costa Rica In 2021, Netherlands exported $136M to Costa Rica. The main products that Netherlands exported to Costa Rica are Bulbs and Roots ($9.49M), Orthopedic Appliances ($8.44M), and Medical Instruments ($8.01M). During the last 26 years the exports of Netherlands to Costa Rica have increased at an annualized rate of 3.89%, from $50.4M in 1995 to $136M in 2021.

In 2021, Netherlands did not export any services to Costa Rica.

Costa Rica-Netherlands In 2021, Costa Rica exported $1.18B to Netherlands. The main products that Costa Rica exported to Netherlands were Medical Instruments ($413M), Integrated Circuits ($134M), and Bananas ($120M). During the last 26 years the exports of Costa Rica to Netherlands have increased at an annualized rate of 10.1%, from $96M in 1995 to $1.18B in 2021.

In 2021, Costa Rica did not export any services to Netherlands.

Comparison In 2021,  Netherlands ranked 22 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.09), and 6 in total exports ($642B). That same year, Costa Rica ranked 52 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.24), and 79 in total exports ($16.2B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2021, Netherlands exported $136M to Costa Rica. The main products exported from Netherlands to Costa Rica were Bulbs and Roots ($9.49M), Orthopedic Appliances ($8.44M), and Medical Instruments ($8.01M). During the last 26 years the exports of Netherlands to Costa Rica have increased at an annualized rate of 3.89%, from $50.4M in 1995 to $136M in 2021.

In 2021, Costa Rica exported $1.18B to Netherlands. The main products exported from Costa Rica to Netherlands were Medical Instruments ($413M), Integrated Circuits ($134M), and Bananas ($120M). During the last 26 years the exports of Costa Rica to Netherlands have increased at an annualized rate of 10.1%, from $96M in 1995 to $1.18B in 2021.

Exports from Netherlands (Flag) to Costa Rica (Flag) (2021)

Exports from Costa Rica (Flag) to Netherlands (Flag) (2021)

Market Competitiveness

Color
Netherlands
Top Destination
Germany$129B
Costa Rica
Top Destination
United States$6.31B

This map shows whether countries import more from Netherlands or Costa Rica. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from Netherlands and Costa Rica or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2021, countries that imported more from Netherlands than Costa Rica were Germany ($129B), Belgium ($80.2B), and France ($57.1B).

In 2021, countries that imported more from Costa Rica than Netherlands were Guatemala ($727M), Honduras ($476M), and Panama ($585M).

Difference in imports from Costa Rica (Flag) and Netherlands (Flag) (2021)

Comparative Advantage Netherlands - Costa Rica

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between Netherlands and Costa Rica by product, considering products traded by both, Netherlands and Costa Rica.

During 2021, Netherlands had a large net trade with Costa Rica in the exports of Chemical Products ($32.5M), Foodstuffs ($22.2M), and Instruments ($19.2M).

During 2021, Costa Rica had a large net trade with Netherlands in the exports of Instruments ($492M), Vegetable Products ($324M), and Machines ($141M).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Netherlands has comparative advantage over Costa Rica. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Costa Rica has comparative advantage over Netherlands.

Product Space of Netherlands (Flag) and Costa Rica (Flag) (2021)

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