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Manufacturing Sector

Manufacturing Sector

Statistics on Costa Rica's principle manufactured and mining products.

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Principle Manufactured Products

    • Foods, drinks and tobacco
    • Petroleum products
    • Electronic & microprocessing components
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Textiles and leather
    • Wood, wood products and furniture
    • Paper, graphics and printing
    • Chemicals, rubber and plastics 
    • Non-metallic minerals
    • Metal processing

           Product

     % of Total Goods Produced

    Foods, Drinks & Tobacco    24%
    Metal Products    21%
    Wood & Furniture    15%
    Textiles & Leather     14%
    Paper & Printing    11%
    Chemicals, Rubber & Plastics      8%


    Mining 

    Top Mining ProductsMetric Tons
    Cement 780,000
    Clays, common 401,000
    Diatomite 12,000
    Iron & steel semimanufactures 87,000
    Lime 9,500
    Petroleum refinery products 4,000 (000 42-gal. barrels)
    Marine Salt 45,000
    Limestone & other calcareous materials 1,700 (000 Tons)
    Sand & Gravel 1,400 (000 Tons)

    Source: Ministry of Commerce and Industry

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