Dominican Republic - Food imports

Food imports (% of merchandise imports)

The value for Food imports (% of merchandise imports) in Dominican Republic was 14.37 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 20.94 in 1976 and a minimum value of 11.88 in 1985.

Definition: Food comprises the commodities in SITC sections 0 (food and live animals), 1 (beverages and tobacco), and 4 (animal and vegetable oils and fats) and SITC division 22 (oil seeds, oil nuts, and oil kernels).

Source: World Bank staff estimates from the Comtrade database maintained by the United Nations Statistics Division.

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Year Value
1972 14.40
1973 19.33
1974 17.30
1975 13.90
1976 20.94
1977 17.38
1978 16.75
1979 16.89
1980 16.51
1981 17.49
1982 15.62
1983 14.68
1984 12.91
1985 11.88
2001 12.13
2002 16.36
2003 18.59
2004 16.67
2005 14.25
2006 15.00
2007 14.77
2008 16.05
2009 14.36
2010 13.61
2011 14.37

Classification

Topic: Private Sector & Trade Indicators

Sub-Topic: Imports