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Friday January 20 2017
Costa Rica | Credit Rating at 50.00  
Fitch Ratings has lowered its long-term ratings on Costa Rica one notch to BB on January 19th, citing deteriorating debt dynamics driven by large fiscal deficits and continued institutional gridlock preventing progress on reforms to correct fiscal imbalances. The outlook is stable.
Friday January 20 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.
Tuesday January 17 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.
Tuesday January 17 2017
Costa Rica Nomimal Wages at 591004.00 CRC/Month  
Wages in Costa Rica decreased to 591004 CRC/Month in October from 619359 CRC/Month in September of 2016.
Wednesday January 11 2017
Costa Rica Balance of Trade at -569.90 USD Million  
Costa Rica recorded a trade deficit of 569.90 USD Million in November of 2016.
Wednesday January 11 2017
Costa Rica Current Account at -591.10 USD Million  
Costa Rica recorded a Current Account deficit of 591.10 USD Million in the third quarter of 2016.
Sunday January 08 2017
Costa Rica Minimum Monthly Wages at 4912.08 Index Points  
Minimum Wages in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 4912.08 Index Points in December from 4912.08 Index Points in November of 2016.
Sunday January 08 2017
Costa Rica Producer Prices at 107.74 Index Points  
Producer Prices in Costa Rica increased to 107.74 Index Points in December from 107.69 Index Points in November of 2016.
Sunday January 08 2017
Costa Rica Foreign Exchange Reserves at 7583.00 USD Million  
Foreign Exchange Reserves in Costa Rica increased to 7583 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 7573.79 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Friday January 06 2017
Costa Rica Inflation Rate at 0.77 percent  
Consumer prices in Costa Rica increased 0.77 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, following a 0.56 percent rise in prior month.It was the highest level since June of 2015. Prices increased at a faster pace for: rental and housing services (+3.68 percent vs +3.66 percent in November); restaurants and hotels (+1.95 percent vs +1.76 percent); recreation and culture (+1.38 percent vs +1.28 percent); furnishing (+0.31 percent vs +0.13 percent) and health (+3.76 percent vs +3.46 percent). On the other hand, cost fell for: food and non-alcoholic beverages (-1.1 percent vs -2.3 percent); transport (-0.54 percent vs +0.54 percent); clothing and footwear (-2.5 percent vs -2.3 percent) and miscellaneous goods and services (-0.41 percent vs -0.36 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.39 percent, after remaining unchanged in the previous month.
Friday January 06 2017
Costa Rica Food Inflation at -1.13 percent  
Cost of food in Costa Rica decreased 1.13 percent in December of 2016 over the same month in the previous year.
Friday January 06 2017
Costa Rica Cpi Transportation at 94.89 Index Points  
Cpi Transportation in Costa Rica decreased to 94.89 Index Points in December from 96.06 Index Points in November of 2016.
Friday January 06 2017
Costa Rica Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 99.87 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index CPI in Costa Rica increased to 99.87 Index Points in December from 99.49 Index Points in November of 2016.
Friday January 06 2017
Costa Rica Inflation Rate MoM at 0.39 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Costa Rica increased 0.39 percent in December of 2016 over the previous month.
Friday January 06 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.
Friday January 06 2017
Costa Rica Money Supply M2 at 9802576.06 CRC Million  
Money Supply M2 in Costa Rica increased to 9802576.06 CRC Million in December from 9585739.66 CRC Million in November of 2016.
Friday January 06 2017
Costa Rica Interest Rate at 1.75 percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Costa Rica was last recorded at 1.75 percent.
Friday January 06 2017
Costa Rica IMAE at 4.00 percent  
Leading Economic Index in Costa Rica decreased to 4 percent in October from 5 percent in September of 2016.
Friday January 06 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.
Friday January 06 2017
Costa Rica Public External Debt at 25891.20 USD Million  
External Debt in Costa Rica increased to 25891.20 USD Million in the third quarter of 2016 from 25388.70 USD Million in the second quarter of 2016.
Friday January 06 2017
Costa Rica Fiscal Expenditure at 4752520.10 CRC Million  
Fiscal Expenditure in Costa Rica increased to 4752520.10 CRC Million in October from 4261594.70 CRC Million in September of 2016.
Friday January 06 2017
Costa Rica Gasoline Prices at 0.94 USD/Liter  
Gasoline Prices in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 0.94 USD/Liter in December from 0.94 USD/Liter in November of 2016.
Friday January 06 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.
Friday January 06 2017
Costa Rica GDP Growth Rate at 1.15 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Costa Rica expanded 1.15 percent in the third quarter of 2016 over the previous quarter.
Friday January 06 2017
Costa Rica Government Budget Value at -1223193.90 CRC Million  
Costa Rica recorded a government budget deficit of 1223193.90 CRC Million in October of 2016.
Friday January 06 2017
Costa Rica Government Revenues at 3529326.20 CRC Million  
Government Revenues in Costa Rica increased to 3529326.20 CRC Million in October from 3201238.50 CRC Million in September of 2016.
Friday January 06 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.
Friday January 06 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.
Thursday January 05 2017
Costa Rica GDP Annual Growth Rate at 3.99 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Costa Rica expanded 3.99 percent in the third quarter of 2016 over the same quarter of the previous year.
Thursday January 05 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.
Thursday January 05 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.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Industrial Production at 3.90 percent  
Industrial Production in Costa Rica increased 3.90 percent in October of 2016 over the same month in the previous year.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Labor Force Participation Rate at 57.70 percent  
Labor Force Participation Rate in Costa Rica increased to 57.70 percent in the third quarter of 2016 from 57.20 percent in the second quarter of 2016.
Wednesday January 04 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.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Terrorism Index at 0.00  
Terrorism Index in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 0 in 2015 from 0 in 2014.
Wednesday January 04 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.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Ease of Doing Business in Costa Rica at 62.00  
Ease of Doing Business in Costa Rica deteriorated to 62 in 2016 from 60 in 2015.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Employment Rate at 52.10 percent  
Employment Rate in Costa Rica increased to 52.10 percent in the third quarter of 2016 from 51.82 percent in the second quarter of 2016.
Wednesday January 04 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.
Wednesday January 04 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.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Corruption Index at 55.00 Points  
Costa Rica scored 55 points out of 100 on the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Corruption Rank at 40.00  
Costa Rica is the 40 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Unemployed Persons at 212323.00  
The number of unemployed persons in Costa Rica increased to 212323 in the third quarter of 2016 from 202563 in the second quarter of 2016.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Unemployment Rate at 9.70 percent  
Unemployment Rate in Costa Rica increased to 9.70 percent in the third quarter of 2016 from 9.40 percent in the second quarter of 2016.
Wednesday January 04 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.
Wednesday January 04 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.
Wednesday January 04 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.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 13.00 percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Costa Rica stands at 13 percent.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Social Security Rate at 35.67 percent  
The Social Security Rate in Costa Rica stands at 35.67 percent.
Wednesday January 04 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.
Wednesday January 04 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.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Personal Income Tax Rate at 15.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Costa Rica stands at 15 percent.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Population at 4.85 Million  
The total population in Costa Rica was estimated at 4.9 million people in 2015, according to the latest census figures.
Wednesday January 04 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.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Corporate Tax Rate at 30.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Costa Rica stands at 30 percent.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Exports at 858.70 USD Million  
Exports in Costa Rica increased to 858.70 USD Million in November from 796.90 USD Million in October of 2016.
Wednesday January 04 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.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Imports at 1428.60 USD Million  
Imports in Costa Rica increased to 1428.60 USD Million in November from 1271.40 USD Million in October of 2016.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Government Debt to GDP at 62.11 percent  
Costa Rica recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 62.11 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2015.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica GDP per capita PPP at 14471.79 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Costa Rica was last recorded at 14471.79 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 81 percent of the world's average.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Costa Rica Gold Reserves at 0.00 Tonnes  
Gold Reserves in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 0 Tonnes in the third quarter of 2016 from 0 Tonnes in the second quarter of 2016.
Friday November 11 2016
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.
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