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Dominican Republic Trade Summary

2012

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 2012

Overall Exports and Imports for Dominican Republic 2012

Exports and imports of Dominican Republic in 2012 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 7,168 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 17,430 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,606 products were exported to 147 countries and 4,105 products were imported from 202 countries.

Dominican Republic top 5 Export and Import partners 2012

Top five countries to which Dominican Republic exported in 2012 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Dominican Republic exports to United States worth US$ 3,923 million, with a partner share of 54.73 percent.
  2. Dominican Republic exports to Haiti worth US$ 1,037 million, with a partner share of 14.47 percent.
  3. Dominican Republic exports to China worth US$ 356 million, with a partner share of 4.96 percent.
  4. Dominican Republic exports to Guatemala worth US$ 130 million, with a partner share of 1.82 percent.
  5. Dominican Republic exports to Netherlands worth US$ 123 million, with a partner share of 1.71 percent.

Top five countries from which Dominican Republic imported goods in 2012 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Dominican Republic imports from United States worth US$ 6,735 million, with a partner share of 38.64 percent.
  2. Dominican Republic imports from China worth US$ 1,740 million, with a partner share of 9.98 percent.
  3. Dominican Republic imports from Venezuela worth US$ 1,200 million, with a partner share of 6.88 percent.
  4. Dominican Republic imports from Mexico worth US$ 951 million, with a partner share of 5.46 percent.
  5. Dominican Republic imports from Trinidad and Tobago worth US$ 793 million, with a partner share of 4.55 percent.

Dominican Republic Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2012

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Dominican Republic along with trade value are:

  1. Dominican Republic exported Instruments and appliances used in medical or v , worth US$ 635,356.40 million.
  2. Dominican Republic exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 447,092.81 million.
  3. Dominican Republic exported Cigars, cheroots and cigarillos containing toba , worth US$ 404,806.85 million.
  4. Dominican Republic exported T-shirts, singlets and other vests, of cotton, , worth US$ 341,254.50 million.
  5. Dominican Republic exported Automatic circuit breakers for a voltage not ex , worth US$ 296,991.84 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Dominican Republic along with trade value are

  1. Dominican Republic imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 2,498,264.49 million.
  2. Dominican Republic imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 1,021,872.98 million.
  3. Dominican Republic imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 373,555.30 million.
  4. Dominican Republic imported Propane, liquefied , worth US$ 325,292.85 million.
  5. Dominican Republic imported Natural gas, liquefied , worth US$ 300,949.44 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2012

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2012 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2012

Tariffs imposed by Dominican Republic in 2012 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 40 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 9.28 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 6.20 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 7,787,439.86 and duty free tariff line items share was 45.71 percent.

Development Indicators 2012

Key Development Indicators of Dominican Republic in 2012 are below

  • Dominican Republic GDP in current US dollar was 60,682 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 5,790.00 .
  • Dominican Republic Trade balance: as % of GDP was -9.22.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -5,596.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 58.39 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 14.96 .

Trade Indicators 2012

Trade Indicators for Dominican Republic in 2012 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.32.
  • Index of export market penetration was 3.34.
  • World Growth in percentage was -0.01 and Dominican Republic Country Growth was 4.25 .