2021
Exports | Imports
$2.57M | $475MWorld Rnk 106 / 218
Flag Rnk 237 / 1055
World Rnk 87 / 226
Flag Rnk 4 / 1170
2021
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Costa Rica
0.24Rnk 52 / 131
2021
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Cars
0.88Rnk 214 / 1024

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Exports In 2021, Costa Rica exported $2.57M in Cars, making it the 106th largest exporter of Cars in the world. At the same year, Cars was the 237th most exported product in Costa Rica. The main destination of Cars exports from Costa Rica are: United States ($922k), Norway ($484k), Canada ($400k), Senegal ($206k), and Nicaragua ($109k).

The fastest growing export markets for Cars of Costa Rica between 2020 and 2021 were Canada ($400k), United States ($316k), and Nicaragua ($89k).

Imports In 2021, Costa Rica imported $475M in Cars, becoming the 87th largest importer of Cars in the world. At the same year, Cars was the 4th most imported product in Costa Rica. Costa Rica imports Cars primarily from: United States ($76.3M), South Korea ($69.2M), Japan ($68.6M), China ($54M), and India ($30.3M).

The fastest growing import markets in Cars for Costa Rica between 2020 and 2021 were South Korea ($34.8M), China ($29.2M), and United States ($23.4M).

Latest Trends

Dec 2023

Subnational Monthly Trade

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Cars. Countries are shown based on data availability.

* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

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EXPORTS (2021)$2.57M
IMPORTS (2021)$475M
NET TRADE (2021)-$473M

In 2021, Costa Rica exported $2.57M in Cars. The main destinations of Costa Rica exports on Cars were United States ($922k), Norway ($484k), Canada ($400k), Senegal ($206k), and Nicaragua ($109k).

In 2021, Costa Rica imported $475M in Cars, mainly from United States ($76.3M), South Korea ($69.2M), Japan ($68.6M), China ($54M), and India ($30.3M).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Cars EXPORT MARKETS FOR Costa Rica WERE (2020 - 2021):
Canada$400k (1%)
United States$316k (52.1%)
Nicaragua$89k (434%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Cars BY Costa Rica WERE (2020 - 2021):
Panama-$529k (-92.8%)
Norway-$425k (-46.8%)
Guatemala-$170k (-75.1%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, Costa Rica's main exporting competitors in Cars were:
In 2021, Costa Rica's main importing competitors in Cars were:

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Trade Value of Cars by Exporters

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