Dominican Republic

U.S. Trade with Dominican Republic in 2023

Export Market Rank
#12 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$2.03 Billion
3-Year Average
$1.95 Billion
Compound Average Growth
4.1% (2014-2023)
Total Export Value 2014 - 2023
Export Value by Commodity 2023

Top 10 Exports to Dominican Republic in 2023

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Pork & Pork Products $276.23 Million 99,611 $114.97 Million 486%
Soybean Meal $275.83 Million 497,003 $207.23 Million 36%
Tobacco $247.81 Million 18,916 $139.55 Million 196%
Dairy Products $133.08 Million 35,124 $96.83 Million 57%
Beef & Beef Products $107.44 Million 9,673 $66.6 Million 94%
Other Consumer Oriented $102.3 Million 11,609 $81.34 Million 112%
Poultry Meat & Prods. (excl. eggs) $99.99 Million 61,888 $73.31 Million 116%
Corn $87.7 Million 317,987 $108.53 Million -36%
Wheat $86.57 Million 254,231 $89.86 Million -43%
Pulses $53.73 Million 47,182 $32.35 Million 155%

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Data and Analysis

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Dominican Republic: Sugar Annual

Sugar production in the Dominican Republic (DR) is forecast to reach 520,000 metric tons (MT) due to favorable rainfall conditions through the first half of marketing year (MY) 2024/2025 (October - September).
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Dominican Republic: Grain and Feed Annual

Wheat consumption in the Dominican Republic (DR) during marketing year (MY) 2024/25 (July 2024/June 2025) is forecast at 490,000 metric tons (MT), unchanged from the previous MY. Dominican wheat imports are forecast to rise to 670,000 MT due to manufacturers’ international expansion plans and growth in the hotel, restaurant, and institutional (HRI) sector.
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Dominican Republic: Food Processing Ingredients Annual

The Dominican Republic’s food processing industry totaled $2.91 billion for calendar year (CY) 2023 in activities categorized as “food industry,” while processed beverages and other products amounted to $2.68 billion over the same period.

News and Features

Communications to Congress

Food for Progress Program – FY 2022 Report to Congress

USDA's Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis Taylor arrived in Panama City today to launch an agribusiness trade mission. Taylor and a delegation of representatives from agribusiness and farm organizations and state departments of agriculture look to develop stronger ties and build economic partnerships between the United States and Panama and markets throughout CAFTA-DR region.
USDA's Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis M. Taylor will lead a delegation of 26 agribusinesses and farm organizations to Panama City, Panama, from March 19 to 23.