Dominican Republic

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Econ Complexity 69th of 184
1980
2015

$9.9B

Exports 85th of 221
1980
2015

$16.9B

Imports 79th of 221
1980
2015

$14.2k

GDP Per Capita 81st of 184
1990
2015

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).

The Dominican Republic borders Haiti by land and Aruba, Curaçao, the Turks and Caicos Islands, Colombia and Venezuela by sea.

Economic Complexity of the Dominican Republic

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