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MEMBER INFORMATION

Costa Rica and the WTO

This page gathers key information on Costa Rica's participation in the WTO. Costa Rica has been a WTO member since 1 January 1995.

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National site
Ministerio de Comercio Exterior (Comex)
(This site is selected by the Costarican delegation)

  

Trade Statistics
Trade profile


News  back to top

 

Goods schedules and tariff data  back to top

  • Get tariff data — includes explanations of bound and applied rates, the HS system and related jargon
  • See the goods schedules gateway for explanations and background
  • Costa Rica's Uruguay Round goods schedules (zip format, 70KB)
  • Tariff profile:

  

Services schedules and MFN exemptions back to top

  

Trade Policy Reviews of Costa Rica back to top

See the TPR gateway for explanations and background

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  • Costa Rica TPR documents      > search     > help  

  

Dispute cases involving Costa Rica back to top

Place your mouse over a dispute number in the table below to see the title of the dispute. Click on the dispute number to go to a page giving detailed information for that dispute.

See the dispute settlement gateway for explanations and background.

  

  

Notifications from Costa Rica back to top

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help with downloading these documents

  • Agriculture (Document code G/AG/N/CRI/*)      > search
  • Antidumping (Document code G/ADP/N/* and CRI)      > search
  • Balance of payments (Document code WT/BOP/N/*)      > search
  • Customs valuation (Document code G/VAL/N/* and CRI)      > search
  • Government procurement (Document code GPA/* and keyword varies)      > search
  • Import licensing (Document code G/LIC/N/* and CRI)      > search
  • Information technology products (Document code varies)      > search
  • Intellectual Property Rights (see TRIPS below)
  • Regional trade Agreements (Document code WT/REG* and N)      > search
  • Rules of origin (Document code G/RO/N/*)      > search
  • Safeguards (Document code G/SG/N/* and CRI)      > search
  • Sanitary and phytosanitary measures (Document code G/SPS/N/CRI/*)      > search
  • Services (Document code S/C/N/*)      > search
  • State trading enterprises (Document code G/STR/N/* and CRI)      > search
  • Subsidies and countervailing measures (Document code G/SCM/N/* and CRI)      > search
  • Technical barriers to trade notifications under the TBT Agreement can be found under the TBT gateway
  • Textiles notifications can be found by Article under the textiles gateway
  • Trade and development (Document code WT/COMTD/N/*)      > search
  • Trade-related investment measures (Document code G/TRIMS/N/* and CRI)      > search
  • TRIPS notifications can be found by Article under the Membersĺ transparency toolkit

  

 Case studies 

 

Services Commitments: Case Studies from Belize and Costa Rica
  

Costa Rica's Challenge to US Restrictions on the Import of Underwear
  

 

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