The Dominican Republic is the 85th largest export economy in the world and the 69th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, the Dominican Republic exported $9.9B and imported $16.9B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $7.05B. In 2015 the GDP of the Dominican Republic was $68.1B and its GDP per capita was $14.2k.
The top exports of the Dominican Republic are Gold ($1.24B), Medical Instruments ($1.22B), Rolled Tobacco ($657M), Low-voltage Protection Equipment ($492M) and Knit T-shirts ($450M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($1.59B), Cars ($718M), Petroleum Gas ($419M), Other Plastic Products ($290M) and Packaged Medicaments ($286M).
The top export destinations of the Dominican Republic are the United States ($4.74B), Haiti ($1.01B), Canada ($777M), India ($604M) and Germany ($213M). The top import origins are the United States ($6.92B), China ($2.19B), Mexico ($800M), Brazil ($610M) and Spain ($540M).