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Association of Caribbean States, ferronickel, total value of exports, Caribbean Community, CARICOM

The principal exports of the Dominican Republic typically are sugar, ferronickel, gold, coffee, cocoa, and tobacco. Sugar and sugar products usually make up more than one-third of all export earnings. Machinery, iron and steel, foodstuffs, petroleum and petroleum products, and chemicals are leading imports. In 2000 the total value of exports was $966 million and of imports $7.4 billion. The United States is the leading trade partner of the Dominican Republic. In 1995 the Dominican Republic joined the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), a free trade group. The ACS is composed of the members of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) and 12 nations bordering the Caribbean.



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Association of Caribbean States, ferronickel, total value of exports, Caribbean Community, CARICOM, Common Market, cocoa, ACS, foodstuffs, tobacco, petroleum products, Dominican Republic, iron, coffee, nations, gold, chemicals, Machinery, steel, United States, members

 
 

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