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Ease of Doing Business in

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic Download Profile (1773.7KB, pdf)
Region Latin America & Caribbean
Income Category Upper middle income
Population 10,528,391
GNI Per Capita (US$) 6,130
City covered Santo Domingo

190

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DB 2017 Rank

1

100

DB 2017 DTF (% points)

  • local_library
  • group
Topics DB 2017 Rank DB 2016 Rank info_outline Change in Rank DB 2017 DTF (% points) info_outline DB 2016 DTF (% points) info_outline Change in DTF (% points) info_outline
Overall 103 103
0
59.35 59.08 down
0.27
Starting a Business 115 108 down
7
83.34 83.12 up
0.22
Dealing with Construction Permits 45 44 down
1
75.20 75.01 up
0.19
Getting Electricity 148 151 up
3
52.18 50.58 up
1.60
Registering Property 82 83 up
1
65.61 65.17 up
0.44
Getting Credit 101 97 down
4
45.00 45.00
-
Protecting Minority Investors 87 85 down
2
53.33 53.33
-
Paying Taxes 129 131 up
2
60.70 60.33 up
0.37
Trading across Borders 58 56 down
2
83.51 83.51
-
Enforcing Contracts 131 129 down
2
51.03 51.03
-
Resolving Insolvency 160 160
-
23.55 23.70 down
0.15

Positive= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business.Negative= Change making it more difficult to do business.

DB 2017 Rank:

58

DB 2016 Rank:

56

Change in Rank:

down2

DB 2017 DTF (% points):

83.51

DB 2016 DTF (% points):

83.51

Change in DTF (% points):

0.00

Indicator Dominican Republic Latin America & Caribbean OECD high income
Time to export: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 16 64 12
Cost to export: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 488 527 150
Time to export: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 10 56 3
Cost to export: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 15 111 36
Time to import: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 24 66 9
Cost to import: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 579 685 115
Time to import: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 14 83 4
Cost to import: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 40 120 26
Characteristics Export Import
Product HS 90 : Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof HS 8708: Parts and accessories of motor vehicles
Trade partner United States United States
Border Caucedo port Caucedo port
Distance (km) 46 46
Domestic transport time (hours) 4 4
Domestic transport cost (USD) 296 296
Export documents
Bill of lading
Certificate of origin
Commercial invoice
Customs Export Declaration
Import documents
Bill of lading
Certificate of Origin
Commercial invoice
Customs import declaration