Overview In 2020, Costa Rica was the number 76 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 76 in total exports, the number 84 in total imports,
the number 65 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 50 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports The top exports of Costa Rica are Medical Instruments ($3.27B), Bananas ($1.28B), Tropical Fruits ($1.03B), Integrated Circuits ($1.02B), and Orthopedic Appliances ($850M), exporting mostly to United States ($5.19B), Netherlands ($1.33B), Guatemala ($633M), Mexico ($620M), and Belgium ($575M).
Imports The top imports of Costa Rica are Refined Petroleum ($915M), Broadcasting Equipment ($551M), Medical Instruments ($424M), Packaged Medicaments ($340M), and Cars ($323M), importing mostly from United States ($5.46B), China ($1.97B), Mexico ($909M), Guatemala ($445M), and Japan ($272M).
Location Costa Rica borders Nicaragua and Panama by land and Colombia and Ecuador by sea.