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The Dominican Republic is a country located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region. The nation shares the island with Haiti, a country with which it shares the land border of the Dominican Republic–Haiti Border. The Dominican Republic has the ninth–largest economy in Latin America and is the largest in the Caribbean and Central American region. It is an upper–middle–income developing country primarily dependent on agriculture, mining, trade, and services. The service sector accounts for about two–thirds of GDP and is growing rapidly.

The Dominican Republic is the fifth–largest exporter of apparel in the world. The country‘s main trading partners are the United States, China, Haiti, Colombia, and Japan. The Dominican Republic is a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the Central American Integration System (SICA). It is also a signatory to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA–DR).

In 2018, the Dominican Republic‘s exports totaled $15.3 billion, while its imports totaled $32.1 billion. The country‘s top export categories were gold ($2.4 billion), silver ($1.9 billion), ferronickel ($1.6 billion), uncoated iron and steel sheets ($1.1 billion), and knit apparel ($1.1 billion). The top import categories were petroleum ($5.8 billion), passenger cars ($2.9 billion), trucks ($1.6 billion), medicaments ($1.6 billion), and broadcasting equipment ($1.2 billion).

Major Air Cargo Ports
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Las Américas International Airport

The Las Américas International Airport (SDQ) is the largest airport in the Dominican Republic and one of the busiest airports in the Caribbean. The airport is located in the city of Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic. The airport has two passenger terminals and one cargo terminal. The airport is the main hub for Air Europa, American Airlines, and TUI Airways. The airport is also a focus city for JetBlue Airways. The airport has a capacity of handling 2.5 million passengers per year. The airport has a cargo handling capacity of 500,000 tons per year.

In 2021, Las Américas International Airport (SDQ) was expected to handle over 400,000 tons of cargo, making it the busiest cargo airport in the Dominican Republic. The airport is conveniently located near the seaport of Haina and has state–of–the–art facilities that can accommodate the largest cargo planes in the world.

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Punta Cana International Airport

Punta Cana International Airport is the busiest airport in the Dominican Republic and one of the busiest airports in the Caribbean. The airport is capable of handling wide–body aircraft and is a hub for cargo airlines. It is also the home base of the Dominican Air Force. The airport has a cargo handling capacity of over 1,000 tons per day.

Punta Cana International Airport is the gateway to the Dominican Republic for many visitors. The airport is served by a number of international airlines and is a hub for cargo airlines. The airport has a wide variety of facilities and services to accommodate the needs of passengers and aircraft. The airport has a cargo handling capacity of over 1,000 tons per day.

Statistics

In 2015, the Dominican Republic was the second–largest recipient of U.S. goods exports and the fourth–largest supplier of U.S. imports, accounting for 3.4 percent of all U.S. trade. The United States also was the Dominican Republic’s largest source of foreign direct investment, with $9.4 billion in 2015. U.S. goods exports to the Dominican Republic in 2015 were $13.7 billion, up 4.6 percent from 2014 but down 3.9 percent from the record high of $14.3 billion in 2013.

U.S. exports to the Dominican Republic are down 12 percent from the peak in 2008 but up 72 percent from 2004 levels. U.S. imports from the Dominican Republic in 2015 were $12.1 billion, up 5.4 percent from 2014 and up 8.5 percent from 2013. The Dominican Republic was the United States’ 28th–largest goods trading partner in 2015.

The top export categories (2–digit Harmonized Tariff Schedule) from the Dominican Republic in 2015 were: Mineral Fuels ($2.6 billion), Precious Metals ($2.1 billion), Machinery ($1.9 billion), Optical and Medical Instruments ($976 million), and Organic Chemicals ($859 million). The top import categories from the Dominican Republic were: Mineral Fuels ($4.4 billion), Precious Metals ($2.4 billion), Optical and Medical Instruments ($2.0 billion), Machinery ($1.4 billion), and Organic Chemicals ($973 million).

Our Services

We offer ocean freight shipping services that cover the entire container freight transportation process including:

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Pick up and delivery
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Land transportation
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Ocean freight transportation
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Customs clearance
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Documentation
Rules & Regulations

The Dominican Republic has a set of rules and regulations governing the shipping of goods to the country. All shipments must be declared to the authorities and must be accompanied by the required documentation. Goods that are restricted or prohibited from entering the country will be seized by the authorities.

The documents needed for shipping to the Dominican Republic include a Bill of Lading, a Commercial Invoice, and a Certificate of Origin. The Bill of Lading is a document that lists the goods being shipped, the origin and destination of the shipment, and the terms of the shipment. The BL must be signed by the shipper and the consignee.

The Commercial Invoice is a document that lists the value of the goods being shipped, the terms of the sale, and the contact information for the shipper and consignee. The Commercial Invoice must be signed by the shipper.

The Certificate of Origin is a document that certifies that the goods being shipped are of Dominican origin. The Certificate of Origin must be signed by the shipper and the Dominican Consul.

Import & Export to/from UAE

The Dominican Republic is a country located in the Caribbean that shares an island with Haiti. The Dominican Republic has a tropical climate and is known for its beaches, resorts, and golf courses. The economy of the Dominican Republic is largely based on tourism, agriculture, and mining. The country is the largest exporter of cigars and sugar in the world.

The Dominican Republic has a number of trade agreements with other countries, including the United States, which has helped to boost its economy. The Dominican Republic is a member of the World Trade Organization and the Caribbean Community.

In recent years, the Dominican Republic has been working to attract more foreign investment and to improve its infrastructure. The country has also been aiming to increase its exports, especially of agricultural products.

In the Dominican Republic, air freight is a vital part of the economy, accounting for the transport of goods and materials worth billions of dollars each year. The country has a well–developed infrastructure for air freight, with a large number of airports and airstrips capable of handling heavy cargo aircraft. Air freight is used to transport a wide range of goods, including food, manufactured products, and raw materials.

The Dominican Republic is a major hub for air freight in the Caribbean region, and its airports handle a large number of cargo flights each day. The country has a strong reputation for efficient and reliable air freight services, and its air freight companies are well–established and experienced in handling all types of cargo.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Dominican Republic have strong trade relations. The UAE is the Dominican Republic‘s second–largest trading partner in the Middle East, and the two countries have been working together to promote bilateral trade and investment. The UAE is interested in the Dominican Republic‘s agricultural and mining sectors, and the two countries have been working together to develop these industries. In addition, the UAE is also working to help the Dominican Republic‘s infrastructure, including its airports and seaports.

Banned Products

The Dominican Republic has banned the import of various products in an effort to protect its citizens and environment. These products include: asbestos, used tires, lead paint, mercury, and certain types of plastic. The ban is intended to reduce the amount of hazardous materials in the country, and to protect people and wildlife from the harmful effects of these materials.

Documents & Customs Clearance

The Dominican Republic has a well–established system for cargo customs clearance. All shipments arriving in the country are subject to customs inspection and must be declared to the customs authority. The customs authority will then assess the duties and taxes due on the shipment and issue a clearance certificate. This certificate must be presented to the carrier in order to take possession of the shipment.

The Dominican Republic has a number of Free Trade Zones (FTZs) where goods can be imported duty–free and without paying value–added tax (VAT). These FTZs are typically located near ports or airports and are used for storage or transshipment of goods. In order to qualify for duty–free status, goods must be imported into an FTZ and then exported within a certain period of time.

In the Dominican Republic, documents for cargo customs clearance must be submitted to the Dirección General de Aduanas (DGA) in order to obtain an import permit. The following documents are required:

– Bill of Lading
– Commercial Invoice
– Certificate of Origin
– Packing List

The DGA may also request additional documents, such as a sanitary or phytosanitary certificate, depending on the type of goods being imported. Once all required documents have been submitted, the DGA will issue an import permit, which must be presented to the customs authority at the port of entry in order to clear the cargo for entry into the Dominican Republic.

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