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Ease of Doing Business in

Costa Rica

Costa Rica Download Profile (1753.5KB, pdf)
Region Latin America & Caribbean
Income Category Upper middle income
Population 4,807,850
GNI Per Capita (US$) 10,210
City covered San José

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DB 2017 Rank

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100

DB 2017 DTF (% points)

  • local_library
  • group
Topics DB 2017 Rank DB 2016 Rank info_outline Change in Rank DB 2017 DTF (% points) info_outline DB 2016 DTF (% points) info_outline Change in DTF (% points) info_outline
Overall 62 60 down
2
68.50 68.49 down
0.01
Starting a Business 125 119 down
6
81.57 81.20 up
0.37
Dealing with Construction Permits 53 49 down
4
74.63 74.61 up
0.02
Getting Electricity 27 22 down
5
85.04 85.01 up
0.03
Registering Property 52 52
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73.39 73.39
-
Getting Credit 7 7
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85.00 85.00
-
Protecting Minority Investors 165 166 up
1
35.00 35.00
-
Paying Taxes 62 60 down
2
78.98 79.03 down
0.05
Trading across Borders 71 69 down
2
79.32 79.86 down
0.54
Enforcing Contracts 125 125
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52.41 52.41
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Resolving Insolvency 107 106 down
1
39.62 39.37 up
0.25

DB 2017 Rank:

71

DB 2016 Rank:

69

Change in Rank:

down2

DB 2017 DTF (% points):

79.32

DB 2016 DTF (% points):

79.86

Change in DTF (% points):

down0.54

Indicator Costa Rica Latin America & Caribbean OECD high income
Time to export: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 20 64 12
Cost to export: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 375 527 150
Time to export: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 24 56 3
Cost to export: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 80 111 36
Time to import: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 80 66 9
Cost to import: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 420 685 115
Time to import: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 26 83 4
Cost to import: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 75 120 26
Characteristics Export Import
Product HS 85 : Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles HS 8708: Parts and accessories of motor vehicles
Trade partner United States Japan
Border Limón port Limón port
Distance (km) 199 199
Domestic transport time (hours) 6 6
Domestic transport cost (USD) 600 600
Export documents
Customs Export Declaration
Commercial Invoice
Packing List
Bill of Lading
Terminal Handling Receipts
Certificate of Origin
Import documents
Customs Import Declaration
Commercial Invoice
Packing List
Bill of Lading
Terminal Handling Receipts