Costa Rica Imports 1960-2021

Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Costa Rica imports for 2020 was $17.58B, a 12.08% decline from 2019.
  • Costa Rica imports for 2019 was $20.00B, a 1.09% decline from 2018.
  • Costa Rica imports for 2018 was $20.22B, a 3.41% increase from 2017.
  • Costa Rica imports for 2017 was $19.55B, a 7.46% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Malaysia $185.27B
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Costa Rica $17.58B
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Bosnia $9.68B
North Macedonia $8.70B
Botswana $7.32B
Jamaica $7.19B
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Mauritius $5.32B
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Equatorial Guinea $4.66B
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Fiji $1.96B
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Grenada $0.59B
Samoa $0.41B
Dominica $0.34B
Costa Rica Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $17.58B 28.58%
2019 $20.00B 31.27%
2018 $20.22B 32.43%
2017 $19.55B 32.31%
2016 $18.19B 30.92%
2015 $17.36B 30.76%
2014 $17.60B 33.83%
2013 $17.06B 33.47%
2012 $16.72B 35.40%
2011 $15.47B 36.17%
2010 $13.06B 34.68%
2009 $10.80B 35.13%
2008 $14.66B 47.60%
2007 $12.33B 45.87%
2006 $10.56B 46.50%
2005 $9.17B 45.76%
2004 $8.01B 43.05%
2003 $7.37B 42.66%
2002 $6.83B 41.19%
2001 $6.45B 40.34%
2000 $6.55B 43.59%
1999 $6.41B 44.98%
1998 $6.58B 48.08%
1997 $5.80B 46.00%
1996 $5.14B 44.05%
1995 $4.82B 41.65%
1994 $4.42B 42.11%
1993 $4.15B 43.32%
1992 $3.50B 40.81%
1991 $2.74B 38.03%
1990 $2.35B 41.09%
1989 $2.03B 38.73%
1988 $1.65B 35.81%
1987 $1.62B 35.77%
1986 $1.35B 30.50%
1985 $1.27B 32.48%
1984 $1.24B 33.97%
1983 $1.16B 36.78%
1982 $1.10B 42.16%
1981 $1.26B 48.18%
1980 $1.78B 36.82%
1979 $1.50B 37.19%
1978 $1.27B 36.03%
1977 $1.12B 36.33%
1976 $0.84B 34.91%
1975 $0.76B 38.55%
1974 $0.80B 48.12%
1973 $0.56B 36.87%
1972 $0.45B 36.61%
1971 $0.40B 37.11%
1970 $0.34B 34.58%
1969 $0.27B 31.95%
1968 $0.25B 32.46%
1967 $0.22B 31.22%
1966 $0.20B 30.77%
1965 $0.20B 33.19%
1964 $0.16B 28.57%
1963 $0.14B 27.13%
1962 $0.12B 26.05%
1961 $0.12B 25.06%
1960 $0.13B 26.08%