This page displays a table with Costa Rica Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Costa Rica Imports By Category Value Year
Electrical, electronic equipment $1.72B 2021
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $1.71B 2021
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $1.59B 2021
Plastics $1.57B 2021
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $980.23M 2021
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $954.65M 2021
Iron and steel $912.56M 2021
Pharmaceutical products $905.03M 2021
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $732.61M 2021
Cereals $490.25M 2021
Articles of iron or steel $482.94M 2021
Miscellaneous chemical products $408.36M 2021
Rubbers $288.42M 2021
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $286.20M 2021
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $255.75M 2021
Organic chemicals $223.07M 2021
Miscellaneous edible preparations $219.81M 2021
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $210.36M 2021
Fertilizers $207.82M 2021
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $207.22M 2021
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $178.13M 2021
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $174.50M 2021
Copper $166.12M 2021
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $165.80M 2021
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $155.82M 2021
Aluminum $153.16M 2021
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $143.64M 2021
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $143.41M 2021
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $127.88M 2021
Meat and edible meat offal $127.48M 2021
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $125.26M 2021
Toys, games, sports requisites $123.30M 2021
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $117.85M 2021
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $113.94M 2021
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $111.34M 2021
Ceramic products $102.09M 2021
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $99.18M 2021
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $91.62M 2021
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $90.70M 2021
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $86.92M 2021
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $85.37M 2021
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $81.23M 2021
Glass and glassware $79.42M 2021
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $78.43M 2021
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $76.11M 2021
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $74.49M 2021
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $67.27M 2021
Manmade filaments $58.05M 2021
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $56.99M 2021
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $56.82M 2021
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $55.07M 2021
Sugars and sugar confectionery $52.28M 2021
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $50.90M 2021
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $48.64M 2021
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $46.56M 2021
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $45.76M 2021
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $40.78M 2021
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $38.02M 2021
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $34.41M 2021
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $26.97M 2021
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $26.75M 2021
Nickel $24.94M 2021
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $24.21M 2021
Manmade staple fibers $22.06M 2021
Live animals $22.02M 2021
Zinc $19.21M 2021
Cotton $18.28M 2021
Knitted or crocheted fabric $18.22M 2021
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $16.58M 2021
Headgear and $13.89M 2021
Clocks and watches $13.86M 2021
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $11.56M 2021
Aircraft, spacecraft $11.13M 2021
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $10.32M 2021
Products of animal origin $9.93M 2021
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $8.10M 2021
Lac, gums, resins $6.92M 2021
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $6.77M 2021
Photographic or cinematographic goods $5.41M 2021
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $5.06M 2021
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $4.34M 2021
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $3.93M 2021
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $3.79M 2021
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $3.26M 2021
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $3.19M 2021
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $2.57M 2021
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $1.38M 2021
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $998.03K 2021
Ores slag and ash $921.35K 2021
Lead $784.10K 2021
Tin $769.41K 2021
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $739.69K 2021
Silk $476.96K 2021
Cork and articles of cork $418.11K 2021
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $410.55K 2021
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $15.38K 2021
Commodities not specified according to kind $1 2012




Costa Rica Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -264.40 -618.80 139.55 -668.70 USD Million [+]
Current Account -201.22 -897.80 240.54 -1199.10 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.30 -1.00 -1.00 -15.59 percent of GDP [+]
Exports 1415.60 1409.00 1532.30 189.28 USD Million [+]
Imports 1679.90 2027.80 2046.60 280.48 USD Million [+]
External Debt 33776.70 33848.90 33848.90 4464.80 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 228.16 -719.50 484.27 -2431.19 USD Million [+]
Remittances 142.07 141.17 172.97 29.45 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 652.10 911.20 1250.00 82.60 USD Million [+]