Dominican Republic Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Dominican Republic


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 8,745
No. Of products 2,875
No. Of partners 137
Imports (in US$ Mil) 17,789
No. Of products 4,128
No. Of partners 197

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.30
Index of export market penetration2.85
World Growth-4.43
Country Growth1.36

Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)3,344,000,000.00
Service exports (BoP, current US$)8,304,600,000.00
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)28.90
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)25.17

Dominican Republic top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States4,571 52.27
Haiti800 9.15
Canada770 8.81
India592 6.77
Switzerland338 3.87
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States7,498 42.15
China2,338 13.15
Mexico1,017 5.72
Brazil760 4.27
Spain606 3.41

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 materials918 10.50 1,469 8.26 3.50
Intermediate goods2,558 29.25 4,137 23.25 2.43
Consumer goods3,466 39.64 8,410 47.27 7.19
Capital goods1,802 20.60 3,773 21.21 3.76

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in unwrought fo ...1,581,849.46
Instruments and appl ...896,539.12
Cigars, cheroots and ...650,846.56
Automatic circuit br ...360,148.70
T-shirts, singlets a ...333,362.67
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,465,449.35
Automobiles with rec ...507,209.22
Other medicaments of ...479,509.85
Other articles of pl ...431,021.25
Petroleum oils and o ...344,481.21

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Dominican Republic

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 6
Simple Average (%) 7.49
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 9,832,434.85
Maximum Rate (%) 40
Weighted Average (%) 4.60
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 52.16

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)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)71,584
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)6,390.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-2,675.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-3.74

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank99
Trading Across Borders Rank59

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.63
LPI Rank91