112 New Products Exported Last Year
Costa Rica exported 3,565 types of products to 138 different countries during 2003, including 112 new products exported for the first time.
The country began exports to five new destinations and 195 companies began exporting for the first time in 2003, according to the Foreign Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER).
In 2003, pineapple surpassed coffee as the country’s second-largest agricultural export after bananas. Costa Rica continued to grow as one of the world’s largest per-capita exporters of agricultural goods.
PROCOMER said 1,744 Costa Rican businesses, many of which are small and medium enterprises, export to foreign markets.
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