Productive sectors

Agriculture and Fishing

Manufacturing Sector

Mining Sector

Construction Sector

Trade Sector

Electricity and Water Sector

Communications Sector
 

The main productive sectors of the Dominican economy include local manufacturing, communications, trade, agriculture and tourism. If we add the budget share percentages of these key sectors, we realize they represent nearly 60% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the Dominican Republic. 

Sector

2008

2008

 

Share      (%)

Growth Rate (%)

Agriculture

7.1

-3

Industries

27.4

1

Exploitation of Mines & Quarries

0.5

-30

Local Manufacturing

19.3

3

Industrial Free Zones

3.1

-1

Construction

4.5

0.44

Services

53.3

8

Electricity and Water

1.5

10

Trade

9.1

5

Hotels, Bars & Restaurants

6.8

3

Transport & Warehousing

5.3

4

Communications

15.6

20

Financial Intermediation, Insurance and
related Activity

3.7

14

Home Rental

5.3

3

Public Administration and Defense;
Social Security of Obligatory Membership

1.1

1

Teaching

1.0

3

Health

1.3

1

Other Service Activities

5.6

5