The Dominican Republic is the 69th largest export economy in the world. 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 ($1.77B), Medical Instruments ($1.36B), Rolled Tobacco ($668M), Low-voltage Protection Equipment ($547M) and Knit T-shirts ($457M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($1.66B), Cars ($1.06B), Packaged Medicaments ($599M), Petroleum Gas ($491M) and Unspecified ($467M).
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).