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Dominica, as an island nation, is dependent on shipping in vital supplies, and is therefore a net importer of goods and services. It net imports accounted for 23% of GDP (2005). The average ad valorem tariff for imported goods is 9.9% (2008). Main imports include manufactured goods, machinery and equipment, food and chemicals; whilst major exports include bananas, soap, bay oil, vegetables, grapefruit and oranges. Major export partners include Japan, the UK, and various Caribbean states; major import partners include Japan, the USA and China. The main body of the sector is the Dominica Customs and Excise Division.