Imports (As % of GDP) fell to 0.281% in Dominican Republic in 2017

Imports (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Dominican Republic | May 17, 2019
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Imports as a share of GDP reached 0.281 % in 2017 in Dominican Republic, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.86 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Dominican Republic reached an all time high of 0.438 % in 2000 and an all time low of 0.163 % in 1961. When compared to Dominican Republic's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Cuba amounted to 0.117 %, 0.485 % in Jamaica, 0.397 % in Mexico and 0.150 % in USA in 2017.

Dominican Republic has been ranked 132nd within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 23 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world.

Imports (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Belize % 0.632% 0.621% 0.654% 0.641% 0.648%
Canada % 0.318% 0.322% 0.318% 0.325% 0.341%
Cayman Islands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China % 0.241% 0.227% 0.221% 0.214% 0.181%
Cuba % 0.219% 0.204% 0.202% 0.172% 0.145%
Dominican Republic % 0.348% 0.338% 0.315% 0.307% 0.294%
Guatemala % 0.374% 0.361% 0.348% 0.336% 0.301%
Haiti % 0.590% 0.532% 0.523% 0.527% 0.505%
Honduras % 0.710% 0.703% 0.684% 0.654% 0.621%
Jamaica % 0.535% 0.519% 0.527% 0.535% 0.462%
Japan % 0.155% 0.161% 0.182% 0.200% 0.180%
Mexico % 0.324% 0.335% 0.325% 0.331% 0.366%
USA % 0.173% 0.170% 0.165% 0.164% 0.153%