Trade Mission

Virtual Trade Mission to the Dominican Republic

Event Date
Aug 03, 2021 – Aug 05, 2021
Zoom Video Conferencing
Registration Deadline
May 26, 2021
Registration Price

This mission is currently SOLD OUT. To sign up for the waitlist click here.

Jumpstart Your Product Export Sales to the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic has proven to be an appealing and profitable market for U.S. companies for many years. USDA’s Santo Domingo Office of Agricultural Affairs, OAA, hereinafter referred to as “Post” reports that the Dominican Republic is now the fifth largest market for U.S. consumer oriented products in the Western Hemisphere, after Canada, Mexico, Chile and Colombia, with exports rising 6% in 2019, an all-time record high. 

U.S. Food & Agricultural Product Imports to the Dominican Republic, By the Numbers

  • U.S. Consumer-Oriented Foods - US$602.7 million (2019)
  • U.S. Processed Foods - US$496.3 million (2019)

Euromonitor projects the retail sales value in the packaged food market growth rate to be estimated at over US$3.2 billion by 2024, and 23.8 growth or US$619.7 million.


This mission will include buyers from Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.

Virtual Trade Mission services: an example of what a VIRTUAL retail tour could look like!

Services Provided

  • One-on-one virtual meetings with qualified buyers
  • Pre-event custom product research including market overview, importation analysis and distribution analysis
  • Market briefing by local USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service
  • Virtual retail store tour
  • Dedicated interpreter
  • Translation of up to 2 pages of materials to Spanish
  • Inclusion in Trade Mission digital brochure containing your company profile, contact details and product lines
  • On-site virtual assistance by Food Export's In-Market Representative
  • Identifying top leads

Products of Interest

Top U.S. products in demand:

  • Fats and Oils
  • Food Preparations
  • Processed/Prepared Dairy Products
  • Non-Alcoholic Beverages
  • Prepared/Preserved Meats
  • Beer and Wine
  • Snack Foods
  • Distilled Spirits & Other Alcoholic Beverages
  • Condiments and Sauces

Preparation Assistance

Dominican Republic Country Profile

Start your trade mission journey now. We have the market intelligence you need to make informed decisions to determine if this market is right for your products.

Complimentary Webinars

Our educational webinars provide up-to-date exporter intelligence regarding specific markets, logistics, trade financing, documentation, how to meet and follow-up with international buyers, and much more.

Food Export Helpline

Even experienced exporters have questions from time to time. Whether you are new to exporting or a seasoned exporter, you can take advantage of one-to-one support through the Food Export Helpline™.

Export Success

Participants in 2019 Focused Trade Missions Reported:

Distributorships Established
Companies with > 20% Sales Increase
Buyer/Seller Introductions
$4 Million
Projected Sales
$12 Million
Actual Sales
Branded Program

Double Your International Marketing Budget

With the Branded Program, you may be eligible for 50% reimbursement on:

  • Promotions and product demonstrations
  • Advertising
  • Select international travel costs
  • Marketing and point-of-sale materials
  • Foreign market compliant packaging/labeling
  • And much more!