Overview In 2020 Dominica was the number 202 economy in the world in terms of total exports and the number 199 in total imports.

Exports The top exports of Dominica are Medical Instruments ($5.56M), Petroleum Gas ($4.24M), Low-voltage Protection Equipment ($2.62M), Refrigerators ($2.41M), and Other Construction Vehicles ($1.44M), exporting mostly to Saudi Arabia ($7.66M), Jordan ($5.59M), Senegal ($2.6M), France ($2.2M), and Netherlands ($1.87M).

Imports The top imports of Dominica are N/A, importing mostly from United States ($106M), China ($20.4M), Italy ($8.98M), United Kingdom ($7.39M), and Barbados ($6.15M).

Location Dominica borders France and Venezuela by sea.

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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.

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

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Data is presented based on data availability. Only countries using the Harmonic System (HS) are selected. Every source is shown using their own latest twelve months of data.

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

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 N/A.

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 Sand (206), Other Paints (165), Gravel and Crushed Stone (142), Other Office Machines (85.5), and Other Construction Vehicles (72.7). 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 Wrenches (1.64), Metal Molds (1.49), Cutting Blades (1.45), Electrical Capacitors (1.29), and Microscopes (1.2). 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 Cocoa Beans (0.13), Non-Knit Active Wear (0.12), Wheat Flours (0.12), Fruit Juice (0.12), and Gold (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.

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 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.