Exports: The top exports of Dominica are Medical Instruments ($12.9M), Special Pharmaceuticals ($5.86M), Low-voltage Protection Equipment ($4.28M), Tropical Fruits ($2M), and Bandages ($1.47M), exporting mostly to Saudi Arabia ($22.1M), Qatar ($2.15M), Israel ($2.02M), France ($1.69M), and Canada ($1.65M).

Imports: The top imports of Dominica are Refined Petroleum ($168M), Petroleum Gas ($85M), Crude Petroleum ($62.5M), Recreational Boats ($27M), and Cars ($16.6M), importing mostly from United States ($323M), Nigeria ($62.9M), China ($33.4M), Italy ($27.1M), and United Kingdom ($13.4M).

Location: Dominica borders France and Venezuela by sea.

Historical Data

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Yearly Exports

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Top Export (2019): Medical Instruments, $12.9M

Top Destination (2019): Saudi Arabia, $22.1M

In 2019, Dominica exported a total of $46.7M, making it the number 200 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Dominica have changed by -$45.3M from $92M in 2014 to $46.7M in 2019.

The most recent exports are led by Medical Instruments ($12.9M), Special Pharmaceuticals ($5.86M), Low-voltage Protection Equipment ($4.28M), Tropical Fruits ($2M), and Bandages ($1.47M). The most common destination for the exports of Dominica are Saudi Arabia ($22.1M), Qatar ($2.15M), Israel ($2.02M), France ($1.69M), and Canada ($1.65M).

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Yearly Imports

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Top Import (2019): Refined Petroleum, $168M

Top Origin (2019): United States, $323M

In 2019 Dominica imported $561M, making it the number 187 trade destination in the world. During the last five reported years the imports of Dominica changed by $323M from $239M in 2014 to $561M in 2019.

The most recent imports of Dominica are led by Refined Petroleum ($168M), Petroleum Gas ($85M), Crude Petroleum ($62.5M), Recreational Boats ($27M), and Cars ($16.6M). The most common import partners for Dominica are United States ($323M), Nigeria ($62.9M), China ($33.4M), Italy ($27.1M), and United Kingdom ($13.4M).

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Flow

Fastest Growing Export Markets (2018 - 2019)

Fastest Growing Import Markets (2018 - 2019)

Dominica Exports Services (2016): $242M

Dominica Imports Services (2016): $115M

In 2016, Dominica exported $242M worth of services. The top services exported by Dominica in 2016 were Travel ($235M), Insurance services ($2.66M), Other business services ($2.47M), Government services, n.i.e. ($952k), and Transportation ($689k).

The top services imported by Dominica in 2016 were Other business services ($50.1M), Transportation ($27.3M), Travel ($22.5M), Insurance services ($11.4M), and Construction services ($2.8M).

Economic Complexity

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Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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Dominica has a high level of specialization in Other Paints (198), Live Fish (170), Cassava (165), Special Pharmaceuticals (150), and Sand (92.1). Specialization is measured using RCA, an index that takes the ratio between Dominica observed and expected exports in each product.

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Dominica according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Microscopes except optical, diffraction apparatus (1.73), Shafts, cranks, gears, clutches, flywheel, pulleys etc (1.6), Springs and leaves for springs, of iron or steel (1.08), Electrical capacitors, fixed, variable or adjustable (0.97), and Parts for electrical switches, protectors, connectors (0.95). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Export Opportunities by Relatedness

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The top export opportunities for Dominica according to the relatedness index, are Gold (0.13), Crustaceans (0.12), Raw Sugar (0.12), Legumes (0.12), and Perfume Plants (0.12). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that Dominica is not specialized in.

The product space is a network connecting products that are likely to be co-exported. The product space can be used to predict future exports, since countries are more likely to start exporting products that are related to current exports. Relatedness measures the distance between a product, and all of the products it is currently specialized in.

Relatedness Space

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This network shows the products most related to the production structure of Dominica. These are products that tend to be co-exported with the products that Dominica exports. Higher relatedness values ​​indicate greater knowledge, which predicts a greater probability of exporting that product in the future.

Diversification Frontier

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The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a country's potential export oppotunities. Relatedness is a predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth, less income inequality, and lower emissions.