The Dominican Republic is the leading Latin American importer and fifth-ranked importer overall of electric vehicles (EVs) manufactured in the United States as of first-quarter 2017, according to newly available trade data from Descartes Datamyne, América Economía reports.

The Caribbean nation stands out as a buyer of electric cars due to government-mandated tariff preferences aimed at replacing polluting cars with clean vehicles as well as reducing oil dependence.

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