Dominican Republic

U.S. Trade with Dominican Republic in 2022

Export Market Rank
#15 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$2.17 Billion
3-Year Average
$1.86 Billion
Compound Average Growth
5.9% (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
Pork & Pork Products $233.61 Million 85,553 $91.6 Million 438%
Soybean Meal $231.13 Million 459,749 $195.58 Million 33%
Tobacco $217.35 Million 19,354 $124.51 Million 124%
Dairy Products $156.82 Million 33,501 $90.89 Million 109%
Corn $155.04 Million 471,690 $102.46 Million 473%
Wheat $126.15 Million 316,286 $96.48 Million -17%
Forest Products $105.16 Million --- $89.3 Million 56%
Other Consumer Oriented $98.36 Million 11,009 $74.79 Million 167%
Beef & Beef Products $97.63 Million 9,437 $59.25 Million 188%
Poultry Meat & Prods. (excl. eggs) $80.92 Million 46,474 $67.91 Million 75%

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Data and Analysis

International Agricultural Trade Report

Opportunities for U.S. Consumer-Oriented Products in CAFTA-DR and Panama

The Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR)[1] region and Panama combine to represent the seventh-largest market for U.S consumer-oriented products, totaling $3.7 billion in 2022.
U.S. agricultural exports to the Dominican Republic reached an all-time record of $2.2 billion in 2022; a 14 percent increase from the previous record set last year. The increase in U.S. exports was driven mainly by increased demand for consumer-oriented products.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Dominican Republic: Exporter Guide

The economy of the Dominican Republic, which is the third-largest market for U.S. consumer-oriented products in the Western Hemisphere and the 15th globally for agricultural and related products, has bounced back due to the opening of the tourism, hotel, and restaurant sectors. During the first 10 months of 2022, the demand for consumer-oriented products increased over 20 percent from the same period last year.

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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