Dominican Republic Trade

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Dominican Republic


Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 8,856
No. Of products 2,940
No. Of partners 147
Imports (in US$ Mil) 19,524
No. Of products 4,086
No. Of partners 204

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.29
Index of export market penetration3.42
World Growth5.68
Country Growth0.22

Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)3,398,500,000.00
Service exports (BoP, current US$)9,284,100,000.00
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)28.50
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)23.55

Dominican Republic top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States4,716 53.25
Haiti853 9.63
Canada788 8.90
India578 6.53
Switzerland245 2.76
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United States8,675 44.43
China2,578 13.20
Mexico900 4.61
Brazil665 3.40
Spain640 3.28

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 materials825 9.31 1,828 9.36 3.31
Intermediate goods2,629 29.68 4,499 23.04 2.18
Consumer goods3,607 40.73 9,602 49.18 5.81
Capital goods1,795 20.27 3,594 18.41 3.57

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in unwrought fo ...1,492,390.16
Cigars, cheroots and ...713,584.02
Instruments and appl ...668,977.45
Automatic circuit br ...400,952.07
Art. of jewellery an ...340,806.88
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,869,437.25
Automobiles with rec ...514,985.59
Other medicaments of ...481,535.81
Propane, liquefied428,505.80
Petroleum oils and o ...412,507.23

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Dominican Republic

Tariffs 2017

No. Of Tariff Agreement 6
Simple Average (%) 6.32
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 11,453,501.07
Maximum Rate (%) 40
Weighted Average (%) 4.20
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 57.93

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)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)85,555
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)7,760.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-4,238.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-4.95

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