Costa Rica: Economic globalization

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 Costa Rica

Economic globalization index (0-100)

 Latest value 67.00
 Year 2021
 Measure points
 Data availability 1970 - 2021
 Average 54.41
 Min - Max 38.89 - 70.79
 Source The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1970 to 2021. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 54.41 points with a minimum of 38.89 points in 1971 and a maximum of 70.79 points in 1999. The latest value from 2021 is 67 points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 184 countries is 58.31 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Costa Rica - Economic globalization - historical chart - 1970-2021

The KOF Economic Globalization Index for Costa Rica and other countries has two dimensions. First, it measures the economic flows between Costa Rica and the rest of the world in terms of international trade and international investment. The question is whether Costa Rica exchanges a lot of goods, services, and investments with other countries. Second, it measures the restrictions to trade and investment such as tariffs and capital controls on international investment. Each dimension is based on several variables that are combined in one overall index that ranges from 0 to 100.
Definition: Economic globalization has two dimensions: actual economic flows and restrictions to trade and capital. The sub-index on actual economic flows includes data on trade, FDI, and portfolio investment. The sub-index on restrictions takes into account hidden import barriers, mean tariff rates, taxes on international trade (as a share of current revenue), and an index of capital controls. More information and the original data can be obtained here.

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