22 August, 2016

Commerce

The Dominican Republic has traditionally held significant commercial relations with the United States, with imports and exports accounting 45% of total Dominican foreign trade. Other important links are Venezuela, Mexico and Colombia, standing out for the supply of oil and fuels. The Haitian market is also a major destination for Dominican exports, due to its proximity and accessibility.

In recent years, the DR has significantly increased trade flows with China and the European Union. The EU is currently the island’s second largest trading partner, accounting for approximately 10% of the value of foreign trade (2.2 billion euros in 2012), while Haiti approx. 5% (1.1 billion euros). The values of total trade with China and Venezuela also hover around 5%.

Main Export Products:

In 2016, the majority of exported items were gold, tobacco and medical instruments. Other major exports were cocoa beans, knit T-Shirts, low-voltage protection equipment, bananas, fertilisers, beer and processed fruits and vegetables, flowers and tropical plants.

Source: Atlas Media – The Observatory of Economic Complexity

Main Import Products:

The most recent imports are led by Refined Petroleum which represents 9.4% of the total imports of the Dominican Republic, followed by Cars, which account for 4.25%.

Source: Atlas Media – The Observatory of Economic Complexity

AVISO IMPORTANTE

En vista de la situación con relación al Coronavirus (COVID-19), les informamos que estaremos ofreciendo nuestros servicios consulares de forma limitada, vía correo electrónico y correo postal.

También puede solicitar nuestros servicios a través de nuestra página web: http://www.dominicanembassy.org.uk/consular-services/

En caso de necesitar asistir de manera personal a nuestras oficinas favor de llamar al +44(0)2072626856 o escribir a consulate@dominicanembassy.org.uk.


IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

In view of the situation regarding Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, we inform you that we will be offering our consular services on a limited basis, via email and post.

You can also request our services through our website: http://www.dominicanembassy.org.uk/consular-services/

In case you need to attend our offices personally
please call +44(0)2072626856 or write to consulate@dominicanembassy.org.uk.


FORMULARIO DE ENTRADA DIGITAL

El Estado Dominicano está implementando desde el 29 de noviembre un nuevo formulario digital de entrada y salida que deberán llenar los pasajeros que visiten la República Dominicana.

El formulario se accede a través del enlace siguiente: http://eticket.migracion.gob.do

IMPORTANTE:

La Junta de Aviación Civil (JAC) emitió la Resolución 147-2020 donde decidió la cancelación de las operaciones aéreas entre Reino Unido y la República Dominicana hasta el 10 de enero. CON EXCEPCIÓN DE LOS PASAJEROS CON PASAPORTE DOMINICANO, a los cuales se les permitirá entrar pero se les requerirá un período de cuarentena.


DIGITAL ENTRY FORM

As of November 29, the Dominican government is implementing a new digital entry and exit form that passengers visiting the Dominican Republic must fill out.

The form is accessed through this link: http://eticket.migracion.gob.do/

IMPORTANT:

Civil Aviation (JAC) suspends flights with the United Kingdom. The decision will be effective until January 10. Passengers holding a Dominican passport will be able to fly and enter the Dominican Republic but will be required to quarantine upon arrival into Punta Cana.