Overview In 2021, Costa Rica was the number 77 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 79 in total exports, the number 85 in total imports,
the number 59 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 52 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI) .
Exports The top exports of Costa Rica are Medical Instruments ($4.32B), Bananas ($1.23B), Tropical Fruits ($1.14B), Orthopedic Appliances ($1.01B), and Other Edible Preparations ($638M), exporting mostly to United States ($6.31B), Netherlands ($1.18B), Belgium ($729M), Guatemala ($727M), and Panama ($585M).
Imports The top imports of Costa Rica are Refined Petroleum ($1.41B), Medical Instruments ($560M), Broadcasting Equipment ($536M), Cars ($475M), and Integrated Circuits ($452M), importing mostly from United States ($6.89B), China ($2.78B), Mexico ($920M), Malaysia ($559M), and Guatemala ($551M).
Location Costa Rica borders Nicaragua and Panama by land and Colombia and Ecuador by sea.