Overview In 2019 Costa Rica was the number 77 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 84 in total exports, the number 87 in total imports,
the number 63 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 53 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports The top exports of Costa Rica are Medical Instruments ($3.01B), Bananas ($1.18B), Tropical Fruits ($1.11B), Orthopedic Appliances ($817M), and Other Edible Preparations ($464M), exporting mostly to United States ($4.92B), Netherlands ($745M), Belgium ($708M), Guatemala ($632M), and Panama ($592M).
Imports The top imports of Costa Rica are Refined Petroleum ($1.52B), Broadcasting Equipment ($486M), Cars ($467M), Medical Instruments ($445M), and Packaged Medicaments ($331M), importing mostly from United States ($6.02B), China ($1.88B), Mexico ($1.02B), Guatemala ($428M), and Japan ($306M).
Location Costa Rica borders Nicaragua and Panama by land and Colombia and Ecuador by sea.