Costa Rica’s Top 10 Exports

Bordered by fellow Central American countries Nicaragua and Panama, the Republic of Costa Rica shipped US$10.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -7.5% drop since 2013 but a 7% gain from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Costa Rica’s exported […]

Belize’s Top 10 Exports

Once called British Honduras, the independent Commonwealth country now named Belize shipped US$293.3 million worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount represents a -29.1% drop since 2013 but a 19.1% gain from 2016 to 2017. The only country in Central America having English as its official language, Belize is located along […]

El Salvador’s Top 10 Exports

Central America’s smallest and most densely populated country, the Republic of El Salvador shipped US$4.6 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount reflects a -17.1% drop since 2013 and a -14.7% decrease from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, El Salvador’s exported goods […]

Panama’s Top 10 Exports

A Central American country stretching from Costa Rica to the west across to its southeastern border with South America’s Colombia, the Republic of Panama shipped US$4.4 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount represents a -73.6% decline since 2012 when Panamanian exports equal to $16.8 billion. Year over year, Panamanian […]

Guatemala’s Top 10 Exports

A Central American country sharing its borders with Mexico to the north, Belize to its northeast, Honduras to its east, and El Salvador to its southeast, the Republic of Guatemala exported US$10.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount is a 45.2% gain since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked […]

20 Most Valuable Guatemalan Export Products

Sharing land borders with Mexico, Belize, Honduras and El Salvador, Guatemala is the most highly populated Central American country. Guatemala is largely an agricultural economy. Sugar, bananas, coffee, cardamoms and nutmeg spices were among the 20 most valuable Guatemalan export products in 2016. Knitted clothing, lead and precious metal ores and packaged medicines were also […]

Top Central American Export Countries

Exports from Central America were worth about US$55.2 billion in 2014, a 44.4% gain since 2010. Based on statistics from the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Database, the total Gross Domestic Product for all Central American countries amounted to roughly $388.9 billion in 2014. Therefore, exports accounted for about 14.2% of Central America’s total […]

Nicaragua’s Top 10 Exports

The biggest country found on the Central American isthmus separating the Caribbean Sea from the Pacific Ocean, the Republic of Nicaragua shipped US$5.3 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016. That dollar amount results from a 277.8% gain since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and a 12.8% uptick from 2015 to […]