Costa Rica: Current account, in dollars

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 Costa Rica

Current account balance, billion USD

 Latest value -2.47
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1977 - 2022
 Average -0.90
 Min - Max -2.58 - -0.08
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1977 to 2022. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was -0.9 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of -2.58 billion U.S. dollars in 2008 and a maximum of -0.08 billion U.S. dollars in 1986. The latest value from 2022 is -2.47 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 153 countries is 1.92 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Costa Rica - Current account, in dollars - Recent values chart

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Costa Rica - Current account, in dollars - historical chart - 1977-2022




Definition: Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods and services, net primary income, and net secondary income. Data are in current U.S. dollars.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Terms of trade 96.16 2021 percent
 Trade openness 79.66 2022 percent
 Financial openness 2.299 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 40.57 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 28.09 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 13.21 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 39.09 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 27.07 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 5.31 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 3.56 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 129.42 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -0.98 2023 percent
 Current account, in dollars -2.47 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP 1.47 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars 2.09 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 8.55 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 0.90 2022 percent
 Remittances 620.84 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -60.20 2022 million USD
 External debt 60.74 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 17.52 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 79.77 2022 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 11.34 9/2023 billion
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