Dominican Republic Trade Summary

2012 Data

Dominican Republic exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Dominican Republic

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 7,168
No. Of products: 2,606
No. Of partners: 147
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Imports (in US$ Mil): 17,430
No. Of products: 4,105
No. Of partners: 202

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Instruments and appl ...635,356.40
Petroleum oils, etc, ...447,092.81
Cigars, cheroots and ...404,806.85
T-shirts, singlets a ...341,254.50
Automatic circuit br ...296,991.84
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...2,498,264.49
Petroleum oils and o ...1,021,872.98
Other medicaments of ...373,555.30
Propane, liquefied325,292.85
Natural gas, liquefi ...300,949.44

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States3,92354.73
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States6,73538.64
Trinidad and Tobago7934.55

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials88412.332,13412.244.39
Intermediate goods1,54521.554,06023.303.43
Consumer goods3,39647.388,00645.9310.52
Capital goods1,33318.593,09917.785.12

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.33
Index of export market penetration: 3.29
World Growth: -0.83
Country Growth: 4.17


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No Of Tariff Agreement: 1
Maximum Rate (%): 40
Simple Average (%): 9.28
Weighted Average (%): 6.20
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 7,787,439.86
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 45.71

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 60,441
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 5,560.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -8.66
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -5,236.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 15.02
Trade (% of GDP): 57.50