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
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $1.69B 2019
Electrical, electronic equipment $1.63B 2019
Plastics $1.39B 2019
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $1.34B 2019
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $957.42M 2019
Pharmaceutical products $818.63M 2019
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $794.03M 2019
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $655.05M 2019
Iron and steel $489.33M 2019
Articles of iron or steel $487.87M 2019
Cereals $341.15M 2019
Miscellaneous chemical products $321.80M 2019
Miscellaneous edible preparations $250.83M 2019
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $237.37M 2019
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $232.59M 2019
Rubbers $226.27M 2019
Fertilizers $168.55M 2019
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $167.85M 2019
Organic chemicals $166.75M 2019
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $163.75M 2019
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $159.26M 2019
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $153.71M 2019
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $147.80M 2019
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $140.77M 2019
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $130.65M 2019
Aluminum $127.00M 2019
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $126.32M 2019
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $123.89M 2019
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $123.36M 2019
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $108.19M 2019
Meat and edible meat offal $105.94M 2019
Toys, games, sports requisites $101.72M 2019
Copper $100.59M 2019
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $97.84M 2019
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $91.05M 2019
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $87.26M 2019
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $85.33M 2019
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $83.72M 2019
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $83.10M 2019
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $82.46M 2019
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $79.92M 2019
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $77.10M 2019
Ceramic products $75.22M 2019
Glass and glassware $68.16M 2019
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $67.78M 2019
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $59.35M 2019
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $59.10M 2019
Sugars and sugar confectionery $52.87M 2019
Manmade filaments $52.80M 2019
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $50.80M 2019
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $49.52M 2019
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $46.58M 2019
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $45.38M 2019
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $42.49M 2019
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $41.72M 2019
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $40.80M 2019
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $39.45M 2019
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $33.64M 2019
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $26.42M 2019
Nickel $24.10M 2019
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $21.50M 2019
Cotton $21.40M 2019
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $19.41M 2019
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $18.57M 2019
Knitted or crocheted fabric $18.51M 2019
Manmade staple fibers $15.36M 2019
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $15.21M 2019
Zinc $14.49M 2019
Clocks and watches $14.13M 2019
Headgear and $12.27M 2019
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $11.35M 2019
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $10.56M 2019
Live animals $8.03M 2019
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $7.65M 2019
Aircraft, spacecraft $7.61M 2019
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $7.39M 2019
Photographic or cinematographic goods $6.60M 2019
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $6.17M 2019
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $6.02M 2019
Lac, gums, resins $5.93M 2019
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $5.84M 2019
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $4.95M 2019
Products of animal origin $4.71M 2019
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $4.40M 2019
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $4.32M 2019
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $4.02M 2019
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $909.04K 2019
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $878.09K 2019
Ores slag and ash $818.27K 2019
Cork and articles of cork $695.99K 2019
Lead $684.19K 2019
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $568.68K 2019
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $396.87K 2019
Tin $201.80K 2019
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $28.64K 2019
Silk $9.34K 2019
Commodities not specified according to kind $1 2012




Costa Rica Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -404.20 -266.50 139.55 -668.70 USD Million [+]
Current Account -897.80 -1199.10 240.54 -1199.10 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.40 -2.30 -1.05 -15.59 percent of GDP [+]
Exports 1363.10 1428.10 1532.30 189.28 USD Million [+]
Imports 1767.40 1694.60 2046.60 280.48 USD Million [+]
External Debt 33848.90 33023.70 33848.90 4464.80 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -719.50 1.09 484.27 -2431.19 USD Million [+]
Remittances 141.17 143.14 172.97 29.45 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 1.07 0.00 1.07 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 853.60 635.40 1250.00 82.60 USD Million [+]