The Dominican Republic is the 69th largest export economy in the world and the 58th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2016, the Dominican Republic exported $8.72B and imported $17.7B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $8.94B. In 2016 the GDP of the Dominican Republic was $71.6B and its GDP per capita was $15.2k.
The top exports of the Dominican Republic are Gold ($1.64B), Medical Instruments ($972M), Rolled Tobacco ($655M), Low-voltage Protection Equipment ($402M) and Jewellery ($396M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($1.46B), Cars ($891M), Packaged Medicaments ($474M), Petroleum Gas ($446M) and Other Plastic Products ($438M).
The top export destinations of the Dominican Republic are the United States ($4.57B), Haiti ($800M), Canada ($770M), India ($591M) and Switzerland ($338M). The top import origins are the United States ($7.76B), China ($1.57B), Mexico ($908M), Spain ($606M) and Brazil ($580M).