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 […]

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 […]

Fastest-Growing Central American Export Countries

After analyzing 2014 export data, we found that only one Central American country that more than doubled the value of its exports from 2010 to 2014. Exports from Central America increased in value by an average 44.4% over the 5-year time frame. This is actually a faster clip than the 23.5% grand-total pace for all […]