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Bilateral Relations   Dominican Republic  

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LAND AREA48,730sq.kms. (Located at 120 kms. South East of Miami, Florida, USA).
POPULATION10.73 Million (July 2017)
CAPITALSanto Domingo (other cities Santiago de los Caballeros, San Francisco de Macoris, La Romana, Puerto Plata, Higue and Samana).
LANGUAGESpanish
CURRENCYDominican Peso (RD $) 35.625 RD$ = 1 US$ ( March 2009)
SYSTEM OF GOVT.Presidential Republic
HEAD OF STATE AND HEAD OF GOVT.H.E. Mr. Danilo Medina
RULING POLITICAL PARTYDominican Liberation Party (PLD).
AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTSSugarcane, Coffee, Cocoa, tobacco, Rice, Beans, Potato, Corn, Banana, Dairy products.
INDUSTRIESSugar , Ferro-nickel & gold mining, Textiles, Cement, Tobacco, Tourism,
GDP (PPP BASIS)US$ 186.983 billion (2018  est).
EXPORTUS$ 10.33 billion ( 2017 est )
IMPORTUS$19.00 billion (FOB 2017 est )
GDP GROWTH RATE4.6 % (2017)
GDP PER CAPITAUSD$ 18,232 (2018 est )
MAJOR ITEMS OF EXPORTFerro-nickel, Sugar, Gold, Silver, Coffee, Cocoa, Tobacco, Consumer goods.
MAJOR ITEMS OF IMPORTPetroleum products, Cotton & fabrics, chemicals & Pharmaceuticals.
MAJOR TRADING PARTNERSUS, Canada, India, UK, Italy Netherlands, Haiti
 
 
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