Doing business in Costa Rica

General information

Official name
Republic of Costa Rica
San José
Largest city
San José
51.179 km2
5.094.114 (2020 estimate)
US$ 61.521 billion (2020 estimate)
Costa Rican Colón (CRC)

Trade relations

This country benefits from:

The same conditions are applicable for the countries integrating this region. You can find more information on the following pages:

My Trade Assistant provides you with detailed information about the tariffs, the measures applicable to your product and market, and displays the tariff dismantling schedules for the relevant tariff lines.

Information on market access

The EU is working to improve market access on the benefit of EU companies. Information on accessing the national market is published in this section. You can also follow news feeds on web and social media on the EU delegation to the country.

Information by sector

Costa Rica is an attractive market for EU companies in many sectors. You will find in this section additional information on key trade sectors offering business opportunities to EU companies in the country.

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