Overview In 2021, Dominican Republic was the number 61 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 87 in total exports, the number 76 in total imports,
the number 76 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 63 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI) .
Exports The top exports of Dominican Republic are Gold ($1.78B), Medical Instruments ($1.48B), Rolled Tobacco ($1.13B), Low-voltage Protection Equipment ($867M), and Ferroalloys ($460M), exporting mostly to United States ($6.61B), Haiti ($955M), Switzerland ($937M), India ($693M), and Netherlands ($396M).
In 2021, Dominican Republic was the world's biggest exporter of Other Cotton Fabrics ($154M)
Imports The top imports of Dominican Republic are Refined Petroleum ($1.38B), Cars ($1.03B), Petroleum Gas ($964M), Jewellery ($727M), and Vaccines, blood, antisera, toxins and cultures ($503M), importing mostly from United States ($10.3B), China ($4.6B), Spain ($717M), Brazil ($624M), and Mexico ($619M).
In 2021, Dominican Republic was the world's biggest importer of Cotton Sewing Thread ($16.4M)
Location Dominican Republic borders Haiti by land and Colombia, Venezuela, Aruba, Curaçao, and Turks and Caicos Islands by sea.