Published April 2001
by Icon Group International .
Written in English
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Center Content - Home April Learn about various email lists that are maintained to keep the U.S. exporter informed.; Assess your company’s readiness for entering your first markets, expanding into additional markets, or taking on more challenging, high-growth export markets.; Watch a series of short videos for an overview of export opportunities and interviews with in-country trade. The economy of Costa Rica has been very stable for some years now, with continuing growth in the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) and moderate inflation, though with a high unemployment rate: % in Costa Rica's economy emerged from recession in and has shown strong aggregate growth since then. The estimated GDP for is US$ billion, up significantly from the US$ billion in Country group: Developing/Emerging, Upper . Costa Rica - Market OverviewCosta Rica - Market Overview Discusses key economic indicators and trade statistics, which countries are dominant in the market, the U.S. market share, the political situation if relevant, the top reasons why U.S. companies should consider exporting to this country, and other issues that affect trade, e.g., terrorism, currency devaluations, trade agreements. Merchandise Trade statistics data for Costa Rica (CRI) including exports and imports, applied tariffs, top exporting and importing countries, effectively applied and MFN tariff along with most exported and imported product groups, along with development indicators such as GDP, GNI per capita, trade balance and trade as percentage of GDP for Most Recent Year.
El Platino Import & Export S.A., 聖荷西. 64, likes 3, talking about this 1 was here. Venta luces led y accesorios para carro y moto. Horario:lunes a viernes de am a pm, sábado de Followers: 66K. Imports Costa Rica is fairly conservative and attempts to not import as much, especially coming out of the world crisis, but consumer demand drives the need for international product and Costa Rica is a very capitalistic culture who are always wanting the newest, the most technological, and the best. Costa Rica had a total export of 11,, in thousands of US$ and total imports of 16,, in thousands of US$ leading to a negative trade balance of -5,, in thousands of US$ The Effectively Applied Tariff Weighted Average (customs duty) for Costa Rica is % and the Most Favored Nation (MFN) Weighted Average tariff is %.The trade growth is % compared to a . A foreign company can import a product directly to a Costa Rican company or resident without a local representative in Costa Rica. For example, Dell Computer Corporation, based in the U.S., directly exports computer hardware from the U.S. to Costa Rican residents and companies with the warranty product required by Costa Rican law, without a local representative.
Costa Rica takes second place after Guatemala in franchising sector growth within the Central American region. The Chamber of Commerce of Costa Rica and public banks support franchising. Both offer assistance with legal issues in addition to providing financing and consulting services. Promotora del comercio exterior de Costa Rica para el Mundo, Somos líderes en innovación en materia de importación y exportación. Costa Rica’s GDP per capita in was nearly $11, which compares to that of Mexico and Panama in terms of economic development. Costa Rica has a strong middle class with purchasing power. Market prospects are excellent in the following sectors: building products, hotel and restaurant equipment, renewable energy, franchising and cosmetics. Costa Rica trades frequently with the United States. Costa Rica is the 32nd largest trade partner with the U.S. On the other hand, the U.S. is Costa Rica's largest trade partner, accounting for almost 50 percent of imports and about 40 percent of exports. In , the United States imported $ billion in .