Dominican Republic

U.S. Trade with Dominican Republic in 2022

Export Market Rank
#15 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$2.18 Billion
3-Year Average
$1.86 Billion
Compound Average Growth
6% (2013-2022)
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022

Top 10 Exports to Dominican Republic in 2022

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Soybean Meal $246.07 Million 481,441 $197.07 Million 41%
Pork & Pork Products $234.1 Million 85,691 $91.68 Million 439%
Tobacco $217.17 Million 19,342 $124.49 Million 123%
Dairy Products $158.33 Million 33,454 $91.04 Million 111%
Corn $155.04 Million 471,690 $102.46 Million 473%
Wheat $126.06 Million 316,287 $96.47 Million -17%
Forest Products $105.17 Million --- $89.3 Million 56%
Other Consumer Oriented $98.4 Million 11,059 $74.8 Million 167%
Beef & Beef Products $97.6 Million 9,440 $59.25 Million 188%
Poultry Meat & Prods. (excl. eggs) $81.39 Million 46,654 $67.92 Million 76%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Dominican Republic: Retail Foods

The Dominican Republic (DR) continues to list as one of the fastest growing and most dynamic economies in Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2022, U.S. agricultural exports totaled nearly $2.2 billion, an all-time record, powered by strong demand for consumer-oriented products. The
This report describes the major export certificates required by the Government of the Dominican Republic (GoDR) for imports of food and agricultural products. No substantive changes were published as of June 2023.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Dominican Republic: FAIRS Annual Country Report

This report summarizes the key technical and import requirements for food and agricultural products imposed by the Government of the Dominican Republic (GoDR). For 2022, GoDR imposed no substantial changes on technical or import requirements for food and agricultural products.

News and Features

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.
January 4, 2023
Communications to Congress

Food for Progress Program – FY 2021 Report to Congress

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