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Dominican Republic – Trade Statistics

  • The Dominican Republic is the 90th largest export economy in the world and the 78th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
  • In 2014, the Dominican Republic exported $10.7B and imported $17B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $6.3B.
  • In 2014 the GDP of the Dominican Republic was $64.1B and its GDP per capita was $13.3k.
  • The top exports of the Dominican Republic are Gold ($1.68B), Medical Instruments ($1.21B), Rolled Tobacco ($569M), Low-voltage Protection Equipment ($499M) and Bananas ($429M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification.
  • Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($2.03B), Petroleum Gas ($870M), Crude Petroleum ($856M), Cars ($575M) and Semi-Finished Iron ($281M).
  • The top export destinations of the Dominican Republic are the United States ($4.5B), Canada ($1.46B), Haiti ($1.42B), Switzerland ($298M) and China ($263M).
  • The top import origins are the United States ($6.91B), China ($1.9B), Mexico ($1B), Venezuela ($859M) and Trinidad and Tobago ($774M).
  • Dominican-Republic holds a place of 93rd out of 189 popular countries(economically) in case of doing a business in country.’Getting Credit’ is one of the topics in which Dominican-Republic has decreased it’s ranking from 90 to 97 and country has also decreased it’s ranking from 106 to 110 in case of ‘Starting a Business’.