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.

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.

Aerial shot of Dominica

Dominica: at a glance

Currency

East Caribbean Dollar

Business language

English, French Creole

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GDP per capita

$7,691

UK is $47,203 (IMF, 2021, projected figures)

Economic growth

3.7%

(IMF, 2021, projected figure)

Time zone

GMT -6

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Next steps

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