Exporting guide to

Dominica

Overview

Dominica is a small Caribbean country located between Guadeloupe and Martinique in the West Indies. Its economy is based around agriculture, tourism and investment.

Trade statistics

£26.0 million total UK exports to Dominica for the four quarters to the end of Q3 2023

(Source: ONS UK total trade: all countries, seasonally adjusted
Last updated: January 2024)

178th largest UK export market

(Source: ONS UK total trade: all countries, seasonally adjusted
Last updated: January 2024)

less than 0.1% of total UK exports for the four quarters to the end of Q3 2023

(Source: ONS UK total trade: all countries, seasonally adjusted
Last updated: January 2024)

CARIFORUM-UK economic partnership agreement

The UK has signed an economic partnership agreement (EPA) with the CARIFORUM trade bloc which includes Dominica. Read our latest update for more information on the status of this agreement and how it may benefit your business.

Drive for sustainability

With a relatively small number of beaches, the tourism industry in Dominica is focused on ecotourism. There are opportunities for UK exporters in this sector due to a government backed push to promote sustainability on the island.

Top five UK goods exported to Dominica , in the four quarters to the end of Q3 2023

Goods Value (£ million )
Dairy products & eggs 1.4
Miscellaneous electrical goods (intermediate) 1.3
Medicinal & pharmaceutical products 0.6
General industrial machinery (intermediate) 0.4
Meat & meat preparations 0.3

Source: ONS Trade in goods: country-by-commodity exports
Last updated: February 2024
Download the latest trade and investment factsheet for Dominica.

Dominica: at a glance

Economic growth

6.9%

Actual figure (IMF, 2021)
The UK is 7.6% (IMF, 2021, actual figure)

GDP per capita

$7,160

Actual figure (IMF, 2011)
The UK is $42,148 (IMF, 2011, actual figure)

Currency

East Caribbean Dollar

Business language

English, French Creole

You may need a translator

Time zone

GMT -6

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