Overview Dominican Republic

Currency Dominican Peso (RD$) = 100 Centavos
Fiscal year Calendar year
Trade organisations WTO
Statistics
GDP $84.94 billion (2010 est.)
GDP growth 4.2% (2010 est.)
GDP per capita $8,600 (2010 est.)
GDP by sector agriculture: 11.5%; industry: 21%; services: 67.5% (2010 est.)
Inflation (CPI) 6.3% (2010 est.)
Population
below poverty line
42.2% (2004)
Gini coefficient 49.9 (2005)
Labour force 4.498 million (2010 est.)
Labour force
by occupation
agriculture: 14.6%; industry: 22.3%; services: 63.1% (2005)
Unemployment 14.2% (2010 est.)
Main industries tourismsugar processing, ferronickeland gold miningtextilescement,tobacco
Ease of Doing Business Rank 108th[1]
External
Exports $6.161 billion (2010 est.)
Export goods ferronickel, sugar, gold, silver, coffee, cocoa, tobacco, meats, consumer goods
Main export partners United States 54.08%, Haiti 9.78% (2009)
Imports $14.53 billion (2010 est.)
Import goods foodstuffs, petroleum, cotton and fabrics, chemicals and pharmaceuticals
Main import partners United States 42.79%, Venezuela7.04%, Mexico 6.17%, Colombia5.59% (2009)
FDI stock $19.45 billion (31 December 2010 est.)
Gross external debt $11.62 billion (31 December 2011 est.)
Public finances
Public debt 30.7% of GDP (2011 est.)
Revenues $7.11 billion (2010 est.)
Expenses $8.634 billion (2010 est.)
Foreign reserves $2.705 billion (31 December 2010 est.)
Main data source: CIA World Fact Book
All values, unless otherwise stated, are in US dollars

 

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