Costa Rica Trade Balance 1960-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Costa Rica trade balance for 2018 was $0.38B, a 1004.04% increase from 2017.
  • Costa Rica trade balance for 2017 was $0.03B, a 77.06% decline from 2016.
  • Costa Rica trade balance for 2016 was $0.15B, a 131.66% decline from 2015.
  • Costa Rica trade balance for 2015 was $-0.48B, a 62.91% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
Russia $165.29B
China $106.62B
Thailand $52.17B
Malaysia $25.19B
Iraq $13.58B
Brazil $9.88B
Azerbaijan $7.78B
Turkmenistan $4.15B
Peru $3.19B
Equatorial Guinea $2.11B
South Africa $1.27B
Libya $1.16B
Paraguay $0.64B
Belarus $0.63B
Bulgaria $0.55B
Botswana $0.38B
Costa Rica $0.38B
Dominica $-0.12B
Samoa $-0.13B
Ecuador $-0.25B
Namibia $-0.90B
Montenegro $-1.32B
North Macedonia $-1.59B
Armenia $-1.91B
Mauritius $-1.92B
Albania $-2.08B
Bosnia $-3.06B
Dominican Republic $-3.95B
Serbia $-4.22B
Guatemala $-7.50B
Romania $-7.69B
Jordan $-7.72B
Turkey $-9.03B
Lebanon $-9.21B
Colombia $-16.52B
Mexico $-22.96B
Costa Rica Trade Balance - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2018 $0.38B 0.63%
2017 $0.03B 0.06%
2016 $0.15B 0.26%
2015 $-0.48B -0.87%
2014 $-1.28B -2.54%
2013 $-1.47B -2.95%
2012 $-1.77B -3.81%
2011 $-1.58B -3.74%
2010 $-0.70B -1.87%
2009 $-0.15B -0.50%
2008 $-2.71B -8.84%
2007 $-1.42B -5.32%
2006 $-0.72B -3.20%
2005 $-0.46B -2.30%
2004 $-0.16B -0.84%
2003 $-0.34B -1.99%
2002 $-0.33B -1.97%
2001 $0.03B 0.17%
2000 $-0.10B -0.67%
1999 $-0.35B -2.43%
1998 $-0.56B -4.13%
1997 $-0.55B -4.42%
1996 $-0.47B -4.05%
1995 $-0.41B -3.54%
1994 $-0.65B -6.26%
1993 $-0.70B -7.31%
1992 $-0.47B -5.56%
1991 $-0.33B -4.65%
1990 $-0.39B -6.90%
1989 $-0.20B -3.88%
1988 $-0.08B -1.79%
1987 $-0.19B -4.13%
1986 $0.04B 0.85%
1985 $-0.07B -1.75%
1984 $0.02B 0.41%
1983 $-0.02B -0.75%
1982 $0.08B 2.92%
1981 $-0.13B -4.91%
1980 $-0.50B -10.34%
1979 $-0.41B -10.27%
1978 $-0.28B -7.85%
1977 $-0.17B -5.47%
1976 $-0.14B -6.00%
1975 $-0.17B -8.49%
1974 $-0.25B -14.98%
1973 $-0.09B -6.07%
1972 $-0.08B -6.38%
1971 $-0.11B -10.31%
1970 $-0.07B -6.74%
1969 $-0.05B -5.36%
1968 $-0.04B -4.69%
1967 $-0.04B -6.34%
1966 $-0.04B -5.99%
1965 $-0.06B -10.62%
1964 $-0.02B -4.15%
1963 $-0.03B -5.04%
1962 $-0.02B -3.33%
1961 $-0.02B -4.20%
1960 $-0.02B -4.89%