Costa Rica: Trade freedom index (0-100): For that indicator, The Heritage Foundation provides data for Costa Rica from 1995 to 2018. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 77 points with a minumum of 63 points in 1996 and a maximum of 85 points in 2011. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The Trade Freedom index for Costa Rica measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).