Dominican Republic Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Dominican Republic


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 9,845
No. Of products 2,851
No. Of partners 143
Imports (in US$ Mil) 17,101
No. Of products 3,972
No. Of partners 185

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.30
Index of export market penetration3.46
World Growth-3.91
Country Growth-2.51

Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)3,142,200,000.00
Service exports (BoP, current US$)4,147,200,000.00
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)26.00
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)18.30

Dominican Republic top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States5,300 53.84
Switzerland1,165 11.84
Haiti751 7.63
Canada403 4.10
Netherlands394 4.01
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States7,565 44.24
China2,996 17.52
Mexico769 4.50
Spain608 3.55
Brazil549 3.21

Dominican Republic Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials905 9.19 1,802 10.54 2.36
Intermediate goods3,057 31.05 4,324 25.29 2.12
Consumer goods3,619 36.76 8,733 51.07 5.55
Capital goods2,265 23.00 3,655 21.37 3.42

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in unwrought fo ...1,692,100.17
Cigars, cheroots and ...787,621.21
Automatic circuit br ...731,713.31
Instruments and appl ...703,277.83
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,332,346.31
Other medicaments of ...553,189.48
Other articles of pl ...484,934.91
Automobiles with rec ...392,688.08
Transmission apparat ...361,680.54

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Dominican Republic

Tariffs 2020

No. Of Tariff Agreement 6
Simple Average (%) 6.06
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 13,255,661.23
Maximum Rate (%) 40
Weighted Average (%) 3.90
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 60.17

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI)

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff...
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff...

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All12.30

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) 2013

No Of NTM Measures (2013)2
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) (2013)3

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2020 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)78,845
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)7,260.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-6,073.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-7.70

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank115
Trading Across Borders Rank66

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.63
LPI Rank91