Overview In 2022 Dominica was the number 212 economy in the world in terms of total exports and the number 199 in total imports.

Exports The top exports of Dominica are Low-voltage Protection Equipment ($1.97M), Soap ($1.56M), Raw Iron Bars ($1.27M), Petroleum Gas ($1.14M), and Tropical Fruits ($1.08M), exporting mostly to Bahamas ($2.84M), Guyana ($1.82M), Antigua and Barbuda ($1.67M), Dominican Republic ($1.58M), and Barbados ($1.52M).

Imports The top imports of Dominica are Refined Petroleum ($72M), Petroleum Gas ($28.7M), Crude Petroleum ($28.5M), Cars ($18.3M), and Recreational Boats ($11.1M), importing mostly from United States ($184M), China ($31.1M), Indonesia ($13.5M), Trinidad and Tobago ($13.4M), and Italy ($12M).

Location Dominica borders France and Venezuela by sea.

Latest Trends

Latest Trade


The following section uses the most recent trade data from partners of Dominica.

Disclaimer: data is presented based on availability and only countries that use the harmonized system are being shown.

* Trade values are converted to USD using each month's exchange rate. For December 2023 data, the exchange rate from December 30, 2023 is used.

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Latest Data


The data obtained is mirror data. The trade of countries that do not report current data can be reconstructed based on data reported by partner countries with current data available.

*All data is converted to USD using January 2020 exchange rates when data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Yearly Trade

Top Export (2022)Low-voltage Protection Equipment$1.97M
Top Destination (2022)Bahamas$2.84M

In 2022, Dominica exported a total of $23.6M, making it the number 212 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Dominica have changed by -$51.8M from $75.4M in 2017 to $23.6M in 2022.

The most recent exports are led by Low-voltage Protection Equipment ($1.97M), Soap ($1.56M), Raw Iron Bars ($1.27M), Petroleum Gas ($1.14M), and Tropical Fruits ($1.08M). The most common destination for the exports of Dominica are Bahamas ($2.84M), Guyana ($1.82M), Antigua and Barbuda ($1.67M), Dominican Republic ($1.58M), and Barbados ($1.52M).

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Exports (2022)
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Market Growth

Fastest Growing Export Markets (2021 - 2022)
Bahamas$2.84M (+ 70.5k%)
Guyana$973k (+ 115%)
Germany$499k (+ 167%)
Fastest Growing Import Markets (2021 - 2022)
Indonesia$10.3M (+ 324%)
Chinese Taipei$10.1M (+ 2.15k%)
China$1.69M (+ 5.72%)

Total Export Growth by Market (2021 - 2022)

Service Trade

Service Trade

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).

Service Exports (2016)

Service Imports (2016)

Economic Complexity

Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

Dominica has a high level of specialization in Scrap Lead (460), Other Paints (239), Soap (184), Sand (144), and Ground Nuts (135). Specialization is measured using RCA, an index that takes the ratio between Dominica observed and expected exports in each product.

Export Opportunities by Relatedness

The top export opportunities for Dominica according to the relatedness index, were Fruit Juice (0.18), Cement (0.18), Glass Scraps (0.18), Other Oily Seeds (0.18), and Gold (0.18). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that Dominica is not specialized in.

Product Space

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 a country currently specializes in.

Relatedness Space

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


The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk vs strategic value of a country's potential export oppotunities. Relatedness is 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 greenhouse emissions.

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