Agro-industry Statistics in Costa Rica

Nine companies are responsible for about 50% of the annual exports of the livestock and agricultural sectors, which in 2016 were worth around $1.5 billion.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Figures from the information system 'Business Identifier in Costa Rica', complied by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData:

The sector has 171 products registered with the Ministry of Health, 40% of which about are in the name of Productores de Monteverde, Inversiones Tracori, and Cooparroz.

Annual imports by companies working in the agriculture, livestock and forestry sector is estimated at $175 million, about 70% of which are concentrated among Del Monte, Cobal, Standard Fruit Company, Limofrut, Plantas y flores ornamentales Cabh (Pyfosa) and Piña Frut.

All the companies in the sector together have about 16,600 vehicles registered, with an estimated fleet value of $184 million. For their part, Del Monte, Cobal and Standard Fruit Company collectively have about 2,400 vehicles registered, worth approximately $29 million.

CentralAmericaData provides detailed information on exports, imports, products registered with the Ministry of Health, number of vehicles and estimated value of the vehicle fleet of companies in the agro-industrial sector of Costa Rica.

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