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Dominican Republic Exporter Guide 2024

The Dominican Republic (DR) is ranked among the top three destination markets in the Western Hemisphere and within the top 12 markets globally for U.S. consumer-oriented products. In 2023, U.S. exports of consumer-oriented products to DR topped $1 billion, 1 percent higher year-on-year primarily due to strong demand from foreign tourism and the retail sector. During the first four months of 2024, U.S. consumer-oriented exports reached over $384 million, up 1 percent relative to the same period last year. While trade in the consumer-oriented category continues to expand, the United States is on pace to continue strengthening its position as the top supplier of consumer-oriented agricultural products to the Dominican Republic, capturing over 45 percent share of the import market.

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