U.S. Trade with Costa Rica in 2022
Export Market Rank
#29 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
Compound Average Growth
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022
Top 10 Exports to Costa Rica in 2022
|Commodity||Total Value (USD)||Total Volume (Metric Tons)||10-Year Average Value (USD)||10-Year Growth|
|Soybeans||$177.39 Million||277,160||$111.99 Million||203%|
|Corn||$167.39 Million||532,212||$138.59 Million||218%|
|Soybean Meal||$60.16 Million||115,053||$30.7 Million||210%|
|Dog & Cat Food||$47.98 Million||23,407||$25.28 Million||233%|
|Wheat||$42.85 Million||110,995||$31.36 Million||-2%|
|Poultry Meat & Prods. (excl. eggs)||$42.54 Million||20,611||$27.35 Million||166%|
|Dairy Products||$40.34 Million||7,383||$23.19 Million||228%|
|Processed Vegetables||$37.27 Million||32,670||$29.91 Million||53%|
|Cotton||$36.44 Million||12,687||$13.55 Million||18436%|
|Beef & Beef Products||$34.38 Million||4,524||$17.11 Million||513%|
Data and Analysis
Attaché Report (GAIN)
Costa Rica: Costa Rica Unveils Domestic Ag Policy Focused on Technology
The Chaves Government introduced a 10-year national agricultural strategy targeting improved export competitiveness through more efficient institutions and the adoption or development of innovative technologies.
International Agricultural Trade Report
Opportunities for U.S. Consumer-Oriented Products in CAFTA-DR and Panama
The Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) region and Panama combine to represent the seventh-largest market for U.S consumer-oriented products, totaling $3.7 billion in 2022.
Attaché Report (GAIN)
Costa Rica: Exporter Guide
With a stable democracy, predictable business climate, and economic growth fueled by a resurgent tourism industry, Costa Rica presents excellent export opportunities for U.S. food and beverage exporters in 2023.
News and Features
March 20, 2023
USDA Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Under Secretary Taylor Kicks Off Central America-Dominican Republic Trade Mission to Panama
USDA's Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis Taylor arrived in Panama City today to launch an agribusiness trade mission. Taylor and a delegation of representatives from agribusiness and farm organizations and state departments of agriculture look to develop stronger ties and build economic partnerships between the United States and Panama and markets throughout CAFTA-DR region.
March 7, 2023
Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Under Secretary to Lead Trade Mission to Panama
USDA's Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis M. Taylor will lead a delegation of 26 agribusinesses and farm organizations to Panama City, Panama, from March 19 to 23.
June 17, 2022
Export Sales Announcement
Export Sales to Costa Rica and Unknown Destinations
Private exporters reported the following activity: 144,907 MT of corn for delivery to Costa Rica during MY 2022/2023 and 105,664 MT of corn for delivery to unknown destinations during MY 2021/2022.