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%

Access and Download Full Data

Data and Analysis

The 2022 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook provides a statistical summary of U.S. agricultural commodity exports to the world during the 2022 calendar year.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Dominican Republic: Sugar Annual

As a severe drought looms large over the sugar mill areas in the Dominican Republic (DR) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) continues to prohibit sugar and sugar-based imports from the top Dominican producer, Post forecasts local production at 530,000 metric tons (MT) for marketing year (MY) 2023/24 (October/September), 12 percent down from the MY 2022/23 estimates.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Dominican Republic: Grain and Feed Annual

Wheat consumption in the Dominican Republic (DR) during marketing year (MY) 2023/24 (July 2023/ June 2024) is forecast at 460,000 metric tons (MT), up two percent from MY 2022/23. Dominican wheat imports are forecast at 622,000 MT, a two percent increase from the last forecast due to manufacturers’ international expansion plans as well as expected population and hotel, restaurant and institutional (HRI) sector growth.

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

Get reports, news, and more delivered straight to your inbox