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Thursday April 27 2017
Costa Rica Balance of Trade at -385.90 USD Million  
Costa Rica recorded a trade deficit of 385.90 USD Million in March of 2017.
Thursday April 27 2017
Costa Rica Exports at 969.20 USD Million  
Exports in Costa Rica increased to 969.20 USD Million in March from 835.40 USD Million in February of 2017.
Thursday April 27 2017
Costa Rica Foreign Exchange Reserves at 7208.80 USD Million  
Foreign Exchange Reserves in Costa Rica decreased to 7208.80 USD Million in the second quarter of 2017 from 7454.15 USD Million in the first quarter of 2017.
Thursday April 27 2017
Costa Rica Imports at 1355.10 USD Million  
Imports in Costa Rica increased to 1355.10 USD Million in March from 1204.70 USD Million in February of 2017.
Monday April 17 2017
Costa Rica IMAE at 3.30 percent  
Leading Economic Index in Costa Rica decreased to 3.30 percent in January from 4.30 percent in December of 2016.
Friday April 14 2017
Costa Rica Minimum Monthly Wages at 4968.51 Index Points  
Minimum Wages in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 4968.51 Index Points in March from 4968.51 Index Points in February of 2017.
Friday April 14 2017
Costa Rica Producer Prices at 108.30 Index Points  
Producer Prices in Costa Rica decreased to 108.30 Index Points in March from 108.34 Index Points in February of 2017.
Friday April 14 2017
Costa Rica Public External Debt at 26436.80 USD Million  
External Debt in Costa Rica increased to 26436.80 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 25891.20 USD Million in the third quarter of 2016.
Thursday April 13 2017
Costa Rica Cpi Transportation at 96.70 Index Points  
The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Costa Rica decreased to 96.70 Index Points in March of 2017 from 97.86 Index Points in February of 2017.
Thursday April 13 2017
Costa Rica Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 100.42 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index CPI in Costa Rica increased to 100.85 Index Points in February from 100.44 Index Points in January of 2017.
Thursday April 13 2017
Costa Rica Food Inflation at 0.16 percent  
Cost of food in Costa Rica increased 0.16 percent in March of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.
Thursday April 13 2017
Costa Rica Inflation Rate at 1.58 percent  
Consumer prices in Costa Rica increased 1.58 percent year-on-year in March of 2017, accelerating from a 1.09 percent rise in the previous month. It is the highest inflation rate since April of 2015. Prices rose faster for transport (5.02 percent vs 1.90 percent in February), rental and housing services (1.17 percent vs 0.48 percent) and miscellaneous goods and services (0.93 percent vs 0.84 percent). Meantime, prices increased at a slower pace for food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.72 percent vs 0.76 percent), restaurants and hotels (1.72 percent vs 1.86 percent) and recreation and culture (1.39 percent vs 1.63 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices dropped 0.42 percent, following a 0.4 percent rise in February.
Thursday April 13 2017
Costa Rica Inflation Rate MoM at -0.42 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Costa Rica decreased 0.42 percent in March of 2017 over the previous month.
Tuesday April 11 2017
Costa Rica Gasoline Prices at 1.01 USD/Liter  
Gasoline Prices in Costa Rica decreased to 1.01 USD/Liter in March from 1.04 USD/Liter in February of 2017.
Tuesday April 11 2017
Costa Rica Interest Rate at 1.75 percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Costa Rica was last recorded at 1.75 percent.
Tuesday April 04 2017
Costa Rica Current Account at -693.90 USD Million  
Costa Rica recorded a Current Account deficit of 693.90 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Tuesday April 04 2017
Costa Rica GDP Growth Rate at 4.30 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Costa Rica expanded 1.15 percent in the third quarter of 2016 over the previous quarter.
Tuesday April 04 2017
Costa Rica GDP Annual Growth Rate at 4.21 percent  
Costa Rica's economy advanced 4.2 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2016, accelerating from a 3.4 percent expansion in the previous period. The output grew faster for: communications (7.6 percent vs 7.2 percent in Q3); wholesale and retail trade (4.4 percent vs 4.1 percent) and professional, scientific, administrative and social support (7.9 percent vs 6.2 percent in Q3). Also, output advanced for agriculture (8.8 percent vs 5.2 percent in Q3) and rebounded for mining (1.9 percent vs -12.8 percent in Q3) and construction (5.9 percent vs -12 percent in Q3). Meanwhile, it increased at a slower pace for transport and warehouse (2.6 percent vs 4.3 percent in Q3), financial activities (7.3 percent vs 10.7 percent in Q3) and manufacturing (4.1 percent vs 5.7 percent in Q3). On a quarterly basis, the GDP advanced 4.3 percent. Considering 2016, the economy expanded 4.3 percent.
Tuesday April 04 2017
Costa Rica Money Supply M2 at 9807142.63 CRC Million  
Money Supply M2 in Costa Rica decreased to 9807142.63 CRC Million in March from 9907186.79 CRC Million in February of 2017.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica GDP Constant Prices at 678405.20 CRC Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Costa Rica increased to 678405.20 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2016 from 672944 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 13.00 percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Costa Rica stands at 13 percent.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Social Security Rate at 35.67 percent  
The Social Security Rate in Costa Rica stands at 35.67 percent.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Social Security Rate For Companies at 26.33 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Companies in Costa Rica stands at 26.33 percent.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Social Security Rate For Employees at 9.34 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Employees in Costa Rica stands at 9.17 percent.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Terrorism Index at 0.00  
Terrorism Index in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 0 in 2015 from 0 in 2014.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Unemployed Persons at 218000.00  
The number of unemployed persons in Costa Rica increased to 218000 in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 212323 in the third quarter of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Unemployment Rate at 9.50 percent  
Unemployment Rate in Costa Rica decreased to 9.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 9.70 percent in the third quarter of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Nomimal Wages at 617092.00 CRC/Month  
Wages in Costa Rica increased to 617092 CRC/Month in December from 591618 CRC/Month in November of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Wages High Skilled at 699200.00 CRC/Month  
High Skilled Wages in Costa Rica decreased to 699200 CRC/Month in the fourth quarter of 2015 from 700000 CRC/Month in the second quarter of 2015.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Wages Low Skilled at 285000.00 CRC/Month  
Low Skilled Wages in Costa Rica decreased to 285000 CRC/Month in the fourth quarter of 2015 from 290000 CRC/Month in the second quarter of 2015.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Personal Income Tax Rate at 15.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Costa Rica stands at 15 percent.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Population at 4.91 Million  
The total population in Costa Rica was estimated at 4.9 million people in 2016, according to the latest census figures.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Mining Production at -4.00 percent  
Mining production in Costa Rica decreased 4 percent in October of 2016 over the same month in the previous year.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Living Wage Family at 824420.00 CRC/Month  
Living Wage Family in Costa Rica decreased to 824420 CRC/Month in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 832862.90 CRC/Month in the third quarter of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Living Wage Individual at 787190.90 CRC/Month  
Living Wage Individual in Costa Rica decreased to 787190.90 CRC/Month in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 800494.20 CRC/Month in the third quarter of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Manufacturing Production at 5.00 percent  
Manufacturing Production in Costa Rica increased 5 percent in October of 2016 over the same month in the previous year.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Remittances at 517.50 USD Million  
Remittances in Costa Rica decreased to 517.50 USD Million in 2015 from 558.50 USD Million in 2014.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Industrial Production at 4.10 percent  
Industrial Production in Costa Rica increased 4.10 percent in December of 2016 over the same month in the previous year.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Labor Force Participation Rate at 60.00 percent  
Labor Force Participation Rate in Costa Rica increased to 60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 57.70 percent in the third quarter of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica GDP per capita at 9237.95 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Costa Rica was last recorded at 9237.95 US dollars in 2015. The GDP per Capita in Costa Rica is equivalent to 73 percent of the world's average.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica GDP per capita PPP at 14646.57 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Costa Rica was last recorded at 14646.57 US dollars in 2015, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Costa Rica, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 82 percent of the world's average.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Government Budget at -5.60 percent of GDP  
Costa Rica recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 5.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2015.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Government Budget Value at -1634425.60 CRC Million  
Costa Rica recorded a government budget deficit of 1634425.60 CRC Million in December of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Government Debt to GDP at 62.11 percent  
Costa Rica recorded a government debt equivalent to 62.11 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2015.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Government Revenues at 4564859.10 CRC Million  
Government Revenues in Costa Rica increased to 4564859.10 CRC Million in December from 3876892.80 CRC Million in November of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Government Spending at 111391.60 CRC Million  
Government Spending in Costa Rica increased to 111391.60 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2016 from 110553.10 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 133183.20 CRC Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Costa Rica increased to 133183.20 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2016 from 130704.20 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Current Account to GDP at -4.20 percent  
Costa Rica recorded a Current Account deficit of 4.20 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2015.
Monday April 03 2017
Deposit Interest Rate in Costa Rica at 2.40 percent  
Deposit Interest Rate in Costa Rica decreased to 2.40 percent in 2015 from 3.32 percent in 2014.
Monday April 03 2017
Ease of Doing Business in Costa Rica at 62.00  
Costa Rica is ranked 62 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Costa Rica deteriorated to 62 in 2016 from 60 in 2015.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Employed Persons at 1972128.00  
The number of employed persons in Costa Rica increased to 1972128 in the third quarter of 2016 from 1954756 in the second quarter of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Employment Rate at 54.30 percent  
Employment Rate in Costa Rica increased to 54.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 52.10 percent in the third quarter of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica GDP at 54.14 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Costa Rica was worth 54.14 billion US dollars in 2015. The GDP value of Costa Rica represents 0.09 percent of the world economy.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Fiscal Expenditure at 6199284.70 CRC Million  
Fiscal Expenditure in Costa Rica increased to 6199284.70 CRC Million in December from 5229162.60 CRC Million in November of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Consumer Spending at 457079.90 CRC Million  
Consumer Spending in Costa Rica increased to 457079.90 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2016 from 452974.40 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Corporate Tax Rate at 30.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Costa Rica stands at 30 percent.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Corruption Index at 58.00 Points  
Costa Rica scored 58 points out of 100 on the 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Corruption Rank at 41.00  
Costa Rica is the 41 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Capital Flows at 663.70 USD Million  
Costa Rica recorded a capital and financial account surplus of 663.70 USD Million in the third quarter of 2015.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Changes in Inventories at 19755.90 CRC Million  
The stocks of goods held by firms in Costa Rica increased by 19755.90 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2016.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Competitiveness Index at 4.41 Points  
Costa Rica scored 4.41 points out of 7 on the 2016-2017 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Monday April 03 2017
Costa Rica Competitiveness Rank at 54.00  
Costa Rica is the 54 most competitive nation in the world out of 138 countries ranked in the 2016-2017 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Tuesday March 14 2017
Costa Rica Gold Reserves at 0.00 Tonnes  
Gold Reserves in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 0 Tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 0 Tonnes in the third quarter of 2016.
Friday February 10 2017
Costa Rica | Credit Rating at 50.00  
Moody's has downgraded Costa Rica's long-term foreign sovereign credit rating by one notch to 'Ba2' from 'Ba1', reflecting rising government debt burden and persistently high fiscal deficit. The outlook remains negative. Standard & Poor's credit rating for Costa Rica stands at BB- with negative outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Costa Rica was last reported at BB with stable outlook.
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