Damage to port facilities in New Orleans during Hurricane Ida caused significant delays to shipments of U.S. feed grains to Costa Rica, where the poultry, pork, and dairy sectors rely almost exclusively on U.S. suppliers.
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Costa Rica: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

Costa Rica’s hotel, restaurant, and institutional sector continued to struggle through significantly lower tourism activity and COVID-19 measures that restricted dining opportunities through the first nine months of 2021.
This report provides information on the export certification requirements of the Government of Costa Rica.
This report outlines Costa Rica’s requirements for food and agricultural product imports.
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Costa Rica: Retail Foods

The ongoing economic impact of COVID-19 on Costa Rica has been significant, including a serious decline in tourism.
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Costa Rica: Coffee Annual

Based on preliminary projections, Costa Rican coffee production is expected to increase slightly in MY 2021/2022.
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Costa Rica: Sugar Annual

Costa Rica’s sugar cane production is expected to decline about 1 percent in MY 2020/2021 to 4,057,000 MT.
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Costa Rica: Food Processing Ingredients

The Covid-19 pandemic resulted in the largest economic contraction in Costa Rica since 1982, decimating the country’s tourism sector, which accounts for 8 percent of GDP.
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Costa Rica: Exporter Guide

From January-October 2020, U.S. agricultural and related products exports to Costa Rica reached $591 million.
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Costa Rica: Citrus Annual

Costa Rica’s orange production is forecast to decline to 285,000 metric tons (MT) in Marketing Year (MY) 2020/2021.
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Costa Rica: Exporter Guide

In 2019, U.S. agricultural and related products exports to Costa Rica reached $723 million.
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Costa Rica: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Transgenic seed varieties have been grown in Costa Rica since 1992. All of the seeds are exported to the United States.