Costa Rica: Foreign exchange reserves

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 Costa Rica

Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units

 Latest value 13.23
 Reference December 2023
 Measure billion U.S. Dollar
 Data availability January 1991 - December 2023
 Average 4.04
 Min - Max 0.26 - 13.23
 Source Central Bank of Costa Rica
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from January 1991 to December 2023. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 4.04 billion U.S. Dollar with a minimum of 0.26 billion U.S. Dollar in January 1991 and a maximum of 13.23 billion U.S. Dollar in December 2023. Click on the following link to see the values of Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units around the world.
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Costa Rica - Foreign exchange reserves - recent values

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Costa Rica - Foreign exchange reserves - historical chart - 1991-2023
Measure: billion U.S. Dollar
Source: Central Bank of Costa Rica


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Definition: Foreign exchange reserves consist of foreign currency, deposits denominated in foreign currency, Monetary Gold, Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) and Reserve position in the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Foreign exchange reserves are held by monetary authorities to finance trade imbalances, check the impact of foreign exchange fluctuations and address other issues under the purview of the central bank.

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 Terms of trade 96.16 2021 percent
 Trade openness 80.66 2022 percent
 Exports, percent of GDP 41.16 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 28.09 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 13.21 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 38.86 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 27.07 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 5.14 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 -3.96 2022 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 575.29 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -60.20 2022 million USD
 External debt 62.20 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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