Costa Rica Imports 1960-2024

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 2022 was $26.57B, a 17.1% increase from 2021.
  • Costa Rica imports for 2021 was $22.69B, a 28.81% increase from 2020.
  • Costa Rica imports for 2020 was $17.62B, a 13% decline from 2019.
  • Costa Rica imports for 2019 was $20.25B, a 2.31% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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China $3,137.59B
Mexico $652.32B
Turkey $385.99B
Brazil $370.47B
Russia $349.17B
Thailand $337.47B
Malaysia $271.86B
Romania $148.95B
South Africa $127.71B
Colombia $96.80B
Peru $70.59B
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Serbia $47.10B
Algeria $43.06B
Belarus $42.13B
Dominican Republic $38.93B
Guatemala $33.87B
Ecuador $32.81B
Costa Rica $26.57B
Azerbaijan $21.27B
Paraguay $16.43B
Bosnia $14.94B
North Macedonia $13.01B
Armenia $9.90B
Albania $9.03B
Botswana $8.55B
Mauritius $8.14B
Jamaica $7.73B
Namibia $7.11B
Equatorial Guinea $5.43B
Montenegro $4.63B
Gabon $3.50B
Fiji $3.08B
Belize $1.48B
Samoa $0.44B
Nauru $0.17B
Costa Rica Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2022 $26.57B 38.86%
2021 $22.69B 35.12%
2020 $17.62B 28.23%
2019 $20.25B 31.44%
2018 $20.73B 33.21%
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%