Dynamics of US trade with Costa Rica from 2013 to 2018

Published or Updated: Nov 20, 2019

The dynamics of US trade in goods with Costa Rica from 2013 to 2018: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Costa Rica from 2013 to 2018 (in million US dollars)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Turnover 19,400 16,730 10,847 10,474 11,060 11,528
Exports 7,223 6,964 6,150 5,897 6,233 6,380
Imports 12,177 9,766 4,697 4,577 4,827 5,148
Balance -4,954 -2,802 1,453 1,320 1,405 1,231
Dynamics of the rank and share of Costa Rica in US foreign trade from 2013 to 2018
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Rank in US trade 33 35 41 41 44 45
Share in US trade, % 0.497 0.415 0.285 0.283 0.280 0.269
Rank in US exports 37 38 38 37 38 38
Share in US exports, % 0.458 0.430 0.409 0.406 0.403 0.383
Rank in US import 29 36 46 48 48 48
Share in US imports, % 0.523 0.405 0.204 0.204 0.200 0.197
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Costa Rica by product types from 2013 to 2018 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 6.7 8.7 10.5 11.6 11.4 11.1
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 28.3 27.5 22.0 20.3 23.0 24.5
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 10.8 11.4 12.8 13.5 13.0 13.4
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 3.6 4.0 4.0 3.8 4.2 4.8
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 1.7 1.9 2.4 2.3 2.1 2.3
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 2.6 2.6 2.6 3.0 2.8 2.5
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 40.4 37.9 39.2 38.4 36.8 34.5
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Costa Rica by product types from 2013 to 2018 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 14.8 19.2 37.1 41.1 39.2 36.3
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 2.2 2.7 5.4 5.4 6.2 6.7
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 1.0 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 0.6 0.6 1.0 1.0 1.4 1.1
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 0.5 0.7 1.1 1.1 1.9 1.8
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 76.8 73.6 47.9 46.3 46.1 48.5
Dynamics of US exports to Costa Rica from 2013 to 2018 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
01 Live animals 3.6 3.8 4.7 5.8 5.6 6.5
02 Meat and edible meat offal 27.9 27.8 35.8 52.3 53.1 53.2
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 2.5 2.6 3.0 4.4 2.5 2.2
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 13.1 17.2 16.3 16.6 17.4 21.8
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2.9 1.9 1.5 1.6 2.2 1.3
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.3
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 3.0 3.8 3.0 7.2 11.6 6.1
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 28.5 28.3 32.8 27.0 26.3 26.1
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 6.5 4.4 7.5 5.1 4.8 5.0
10 Cereals 124.6 225.2 185.2 187.2 214.5 200.9
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2.2 1.7 1.4 2.0 1.6 1.7
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 66.6 81.5 115.0 144.2 128.3 107.5
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1.4 0.9 1.7 1.7 0.7 0.7
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 7.2 8.3 9.9 6.1 9.6 11.1
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 8.2 12.1 13.0 9.0 12.5 13.4
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 8.5 8.2 7.1 8.0 6.3 5.5
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 10.8 12.6 14.5 16.2 15.9 12.5
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 19.9 21.7 24.9 28.7 28.2 30.0
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 40.3 42.5 43.6 45.2 49.4 50.2
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 40.0 39.8 39.7 45.1 41.8 45.6
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 7.6 9.7 14.7 18.9 21.3 19.6
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 61.1 50.4 67.3 49.0 55.2 86.6
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 9.3 11.2 16.0 9.1 7.9 7.9
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2032.0 1906.2 1334.0 1185.4 1426.1 1556.9
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 30.3 25.8 23.0 20.9 24.3 33.5
29 Organic chemicals 36.4 35.3 32.5 36.3 42.3 50.6
30 Pharmaceutical products 19.4 13.9 15.8 22.0 25.8 35.6
31 Fertilizers 50.3 37.8 27.8 11.2 20.5 8.8
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 37.9 34.3 35.3 42.1 36.8 36.2
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 30.4 33.5 35.1 36.3 37.7 36.1
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 27.4 25.0 27.6 32.4 30.4 28.7
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 12.1 11.7 11.8 14.1 14.5 14.8
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 0.9 1.2 1.5 1.9 2.1 1.6
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 5.0 5.2 4.7 6.4 5.7 5.3
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 63.6 68.8 70.6 74.3 69.7 81.3
39 Plastics and articles thereof 426.3 462.5 446.2 463.6 458.8 472.6
40 Rubber and articles thereof 43.5 40.8 55.0 37.5 39.6 47.3
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 4.7 4.5 5.3 5.7 5.1 5.5
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 8.3 3.4 5.3 5.5 5.8 10.3
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.7
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 4.9 5.0 3.7 4.3 5.7 3.8
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.1
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 9.8 9.8 11.6 12.1 11.0 10.4
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 230.4 248.7 214.2 194.8 231.5 282.2
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 13.5 17.1 16.3 14.9 16.1 12.6
50 Silk 0.0 0 0 0.1 0.3 0.3
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 2.7 3.0 2.3 1.6 0 0.0
52 Cotton 2.7 4.0 14.4 18.8 13.7 18.8
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
54 Man-made filaments 16.4 21.0 22.7 16.6 16.6 17.5
55 Man-made staple fibers 3.6 3.4 2.0 3.7 4.0 3.3
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 18.0 22.7 25.3 15.2 15.0 21.3
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 2.5 2.1 3.2 3.7 3.1 3.1
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 2.9 2.7 2.4 2.4 1.8 1.2
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 9.1 12.0 12.2 15.1 13.9 16.2
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 3.7 2.9 2.2 3.3 5.7 5.8
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 10.7 8.7 10.2 11.9 11.0 10.3
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 18.4 18.4 16.8 11.4 14.1 22.6
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 18.5 18.2 21.8 22.1 22.0 20.3
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 10.6 8.2 9.6 10.1 7.3 5.9
65 Headgear and parts thereof 1.1 0.9 0.6 1.2 0.7 0.7
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.2
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.2
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 12.5 14.5 17.3 16.8 15.2 14.2
69 Ceramic products 6.7 5.6 6.8 7.2 7.0 5.7
70 Glass and glassware​ 6.9 10.6 11.5 10.5 12.2 14.2
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 27.7 27.8 26.8 28.0 31.6 35.1
72 Iron and steel 45.6 31.5 26.4 24.0 29.5 24.9
73 Articles of iron or steel 57.3 71.1 57.1 68.8 68.9 63.1
74 Copper and articles thereof 10.0 9.0 7.2 6.8 4.8 4.3
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3.9 6.2 9.2 10.8 9.4 11.3
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 17.9 14.9 21.3 26.0 13.5 10.5
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.9
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0.4 1.3 0.7 0.3 1.0 0.4
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.2 0.5 0.7 0.8 1.2 1.2
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 17.8 14.8 4.3 6.1 7.9 9.9
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 20.3 18.2 22.4 23.1 24.5 22.4
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 12.5 10.2 11.4 11.2 12.7 10.9
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 565.3 566.6 586.1 598.0 557.2 544.0
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 1679.7 1159.5 869.0 904.7 829.8 831.5
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 4.1 3.0 1.8 4.3 0.9 0.8
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 129.7 152.0 185.4 186.2 188.4 162.6
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 147.9 349.6 335.6 86.3 191.8 40.9
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 24.9 46.0 31.7 39.0 59.7 61.7
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 366.1 360.6 402.5 445.7 465.5 560.2
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 7.6 13.5 10.8 13.6 9.8 5.1
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2.4 2.6 1.8 1.6 2.0 1.7
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 2.3 2.3 3.5 2.1 3.8 5.2
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 35.0 36.2 45.5 44.6 52.0 49.9
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 22.0 26.5 31.5 33.7 29.8 33.5
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 13.3 13.6 16.4 16.9 16.4 16.0
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.8 1.7 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 276.3 257.1 220.5 228.7 227.7 238.4
Dynamics of US imports from Costa Rica from 2013 to 2018 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
01 Live animals 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2
02 Meat and edible meat offal 32.5 48.6 47.9 38.8 37.2 35.7
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates​ 110.8 98.2 84.2 71.5 73.7 87.2
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.3 0.4 1.4 0.8 0.1 0.3
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.4
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 60.1 63.4 68.1 65.6 62.6 61.7
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 113.9 111.4 113.5 123.6 116.4 120.8
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 1040.9 1151.3 1018.6 1121.9 1208.0 1155.3
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 208.2 193.1 178.0 185.5 150.5 175.5
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 13.3 9.7 7.3 9.6 12.4 12.2
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 2.2 2.4 2.7 2.6 1.7 3.7
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.7 0.8 0.8 1.1 0.9 1.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0 0 0 0.1 0 0
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 4.3 3.9 5.2 5.1 7.5 7.7
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 18.4 35.4 68.5 70.2 54.3 35.5
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 0.8 1.3 1.1 1.3 0.9 1.1
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 9.6 8.6 9.4 10.9 12.7 15.2
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 136.8 132.4 114.9 151.4 138.0 135.1
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 10.2 11.0 13.7 12.6 9.8 11.4
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 35.6 2.6 2.3 2.9 2.9 2.7
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 3.6 2.5 3.2 3.0 2.7 2.7
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.6
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.1 0 0 0 0 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.1
29 Organic chemicals 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.2
30 Pharmaceutical products 1.5 0.8 2.4 4.9 3.3 6.5
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1.5 1.5 1.0 1.2 5.1 6.4
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 5.8 6.2 5.7 9.3 11.7 10.9
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.7 1.4 1.1
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1.1 1.1 0.7 1.1 7.9 1.2
39 Plastics and articles thereof 109.0 126.8 121.6 106.5 120.8 130.6
40 Rubber and articles thereof 141.7 122.5 119.5 120.7 149.3 189.3
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 4.8 5.0 4.5 4.4 4.1 4.2
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 1.7 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.5
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard​ 4.9 5.2 5.4 4.1 4.7 5.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.8 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.4
52 Cotton 0 0 0.0 0.1 0 0
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1.2 3.3 2.1 1.9 2.2 2.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.7 0.7 0.9 1.0 0.6 0.4
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2.4 2.7 1.9 3.3 7.8 10.8
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 35.9 27.0 26.2 22.2 20.9 19.1
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 73.7 56.6 13.1 14.6 13.1 12.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1.2 1.2 1.3 0.8 1.1 1.2
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.4
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6.2 4.8 5.7 7.1 14.0 13.2
69 Ceramic products 3.9 1.9 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.1
70 Glass and glassware​ 14.9 7.6 7.2 5.9 7.6 7.8
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 70.8 62.7 47.7 47.3 68.5 56.1
72 Iron and steel 2.6 3.7 3.6 7.1 31.9 15.6
73 Articles of iron or steel 11.8 6.9 7.8 7.2 12.4 19.5
74 Copper and articles thereof 13.6 14.4 7.7 5.4 8.0 6.1
75 Nickel and articles thereof 2.2 5.7 2.9 1.1 9.0 8.3
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 27.5 33.5 26.9 25.6 26.3 24.4
78 Lead and articles thereof 0 0 0 0 0.5 12.2
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.6
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3.2 2.8 3.6 2.9 2.7 2.6
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.8 1.7
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 124.5 107.0 43.4 29.3 24.4 30.4
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 8064.4 5762.4 674.1 374.4 291.5 319.0
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0 0.0 0 0.1 0.0 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 36.2 34.4 32.2 34.0 32.5 33.1
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 0.4 0.2 1.0 0.9 0.3 1.2
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0.5 1.1 1.2 0.4 0.3 0.7
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1121.5 1285.5 1499.4 1679.2 1874.3 2112.1
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof​ 0.4 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.8 1.4 2.1 1.1 0.7 0.9
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 16.7 15.1 16.2 17.5 19.1 19.0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 23.6 24.6 25.3 24.9 26.3 28.5
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 8.2 2.9 4.0 5.4 6.7 4.1
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.6 0.5 0.3 1.3 0.7 1.6
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 426.6 142.3 230.0 115.8 116.6 158.6
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce