Dominican Republic recorded a trade deficit of 664.20 USD Million in September of 2018. Balance of Trade in Dominican Republic averaged -419.46 USD Million from 1997 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 122.10 USD Million in March of 2004 and a record low of -871.40 USD Million in August of 2018.

Balance of Trade in Dominican Republic is expected to be -652.90 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Dominican Republic to stand at -605.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Dominican Republic Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -640.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Dominican Republic Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -664.20 -871.40 122.10 -871.40 USD Million [+]
Current Account -629.00 -287.90 587.00 -1561.10 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.40 -0.20 5.00 -9.40 percent [+]
Imports 1610.10 1810.40 1926.90 324.80 USD Million [+]
Exports 847.00 946.40 1007.40 282.80 USD Million [+]
Remittances 674.96 525.40 1088.90 78.50 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.57 0.57 0.57 0.56 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.38 0.89 2.58 0.00 [+]
Tourist Arrivals 659008.00 485481.00 667545.00 16835.00 [+]
External Debt 21546.50 21556.70 21777.80 11056.90 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 442.40 582.00 1658.60 123.50 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -1858.00 526.70 3231.20 -2139.90 USD Million [+]

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Dominican Republic Balance of Trade

The Dominican Republic’s dwindling export competitiveness has resulted in large trade deficits in recent years. The Dominican Republic mostly exports ferronickel, cigars, plastics, electrical equipment, bananas, jewellery, medical equipment, clothing, scrap metals and beverages. Dominican Republic mostly imports fuel, electrical equipment, natural gas, oil, iron and steel, corn, jewellery, electronic appliances and cotton. The Dominican Republic’s main trading partner is the United States accounting for over 50 percent of total trade. Others include Venezuela, China, Colombia, Mexico, Haiti and Netherlands Antilles. This page provides - Dominican Republic Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Dominican Republic Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-664.20 -871.40 122.10 -871.40 1997 - 2018 USD Million Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 1131.00 Apr/19
Australia 4871.00 Apr/19
Brazil 6422.00 May/19
Canada -966.20 Apr/19
China 416.58 May/19
Euro Area 15671.60 Apr/19
France -4981.00 Apr/19
Germany 17900.00 Apr/19
India -15360.00 May/19
Indonesia 207.60 May/19
Italy 2884.57 Apr/19
Japan -967.11 May/19
Mexico 1370.00 Apr/19
Netherlands 4154.00 Apr/19
Russia 13705.00 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia 180059.00 Dec/18
Singapore 3962.64 May/19
South Africa -3427.45 Apr/19
South Korea 2271.00 May/19
Spain -1605300.00 Apr/19
Switzerland 1654.00 May/19
Turkey -2982.01 Apr/19
United Kingdom -2740.00 Apr/19
United States -50791.00 Apr/19


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