Costa Rica: Imports, billion dollars

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 Costa Rica

Imports of goods and services, billion USD

 Latest value 28.54
 Year 2023
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1960 - 2023
 Average 6.79
 Min - Max 0.12 - 28.54
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1960 to 2023. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 6.79 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0.12 billion U.S. dollars in 1961 and a maximum of 28.54 billion U.S. dollars in 2023. The latest value from 2023 is 28.54 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 138 countries is 168.93 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 - Imports, billion dollars - historical chart - 1960-2023




Definition: 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.

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 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 32.25 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 13.21 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 39.09 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 28.54 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 5.31 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 3.67 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 172.01 2023 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -0.98 2023 percent
 Current account, in dollars -0.84 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP 1.47 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars 5.26 2023 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 432.73 2023 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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