Dominican Republic Trade Summary

2008 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): 6,422
No. Of products: 1,458
No. Of partners: 138
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 12,167
No. Of products: 4,114
No. Of partners: 198

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Petroleum oils, etc, ...522,253.30
Ferro-nickel492,307.60
Instruments and appl ...466,950.50
Art. of jewellery an ...426,124.47
Cigars, cheroots and ...323,523.36
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Ingots, iron or non- ...396,848.29
Other medicaments of ...319,621.71
Automobiles with rec ...299,171.54
Maize (excl. seed)257,917.32
Transmission apparat ...236,347.85

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States3,141 48.91
Unspecified1,203 18.74
Haiti547 8.53
Netherlands172 2.68
Spain171 2.66
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States5,697 46.82
China1,299 10.68
Mexico525 4.31
Spain413 3.40
Brazil411 3.38

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials505 7.86 890 7.32 5.55
Intermediate goods1,423 22.17 3,931 32.31 3.37
Consumer goods3,207 49.94 4,309 35.41 8.62
Capital goods1,286 20.03 3,037 24.96 4.65

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.38
Index of export market penetration: 3.10
World Growth: 7.47
Country Growth: 0.56

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 6
Maximum Rate (%): 40
Simple Average (%): 9.01
Weighted Average (%): 5.71
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 5,154,050.43
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 23.19

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 48,289
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 4,620.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -13.58
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -6,557.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 18.36
Trade (% of GDP): 61.39