Exchange Rate in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica - Exchange Rate

After GDP contracted at a softer pace in Q1, leading indicators point to a continued recovery in Q2. Economic activity improved through April–June, although this was partly due to a low base effect as the corresponding period in 2020 saw a sharp pandemic-induced contraction in activity. Moreover, a lower unemployment rate in the quarter likely bolstered spending, while faster growth on average in both merchandise imports and exports suggests improving demand dynamics in the period. Meanwhile, after receiving a sizable vaccine donation from the U.S. in mid-July, the country’s inoculation efforts have advanced at a rapid pace: In just over a month, the amount of people with at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose went from nearly 35% in mid-July to around 60% in early September. Moreover, authorities further eased restrictions on the services sector and personal mobility from 1 September.

Costa Rica - Exchange Rate Data

2015   2016   2017   2018   2019  
Exchange Rate (vs USD)537.3  553.2  571.4  604.5  571.0  

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Costa Rica Exchange Rate Chart


Costa Rica Exchange Rate
Note: Costa Rica Colon (CRC) per U.S. dollar
Source: Thomson Reuters.

Costa Rica Facts

Value Change Date
Exchange Rate571.0-0.57 %Jan 01

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