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Presidential Palace (Palacio Nacional) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Presidential Palace (Palacio Nacional) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Photo: iStock

Dominican Republic Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Dominican Republic

This web page provides information on the activities of the IMF's office in Dominican Republic, views of IMF staff, and relations between Dominican Republic and the IMF. Additional information can be found on the Dominican Republic and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English and Spanish that deal with Dominican Republic.

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Press Release: ILO and IMF Help Foster Social Dialogue on Inclusive and Job-Rich Growth in the Dominican Republic

January 31, 2013 click for more

Inclusive and Job-Rich Growth in the Dominican Republic: An ILO-IMF Contribution

January 30, 2013 click for more

Growth, Employment and Social Cohesion in the Dominican Republic--ILO Background Paper

January 30, 2013 click for more

IMF Opens Central American Technical Assistance Center

The IMF, building on a successful model for transferring economic skills and best practices, opened a new technical assistance center in Central America on June 24, the seventh set up by the Fund around the world to train central bankers, economic officials, and others. click for more

Dominican Republic and The IMF

Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes Visit to the Dominican Republic

November 13, 2014

Transcript of a Press Briefing on the Fiscal Monitor Report, Washington, D.C. October 8, 2014

October 8, 2014

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation and Second Post-Program Monitoring Discussion with the Dominican Republic

June 13, 2014

Press Release: IMF's Central American Technical Assistance Centre to receive €6.3 million from the European Union

June 10, 2014

Central Bank Financial Strength in Central America and the Dominican Republic

May 13, 2014
Author/Editor: Andrew Swiston ; Florencia Frantischek ; Przemek Gajdeczka ; Alexander Herman
Series: Working Paper No. 14/87
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Regional Economic Outlook: Western Hemisphere

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The economic outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean remains very challenging. Regional growth is projected to decline for a fifth consecutive year in 2015, dipping below 1 percent. Weakness is concentrated among South America's commodity exporters, where falling global commodity prices have compounded country-specific challenges. Meanwhile, growth is projected to be steady or stronger for most of the Caribbean, Central America, and Mexico, supported by lower oil bills for importers and robust economic recovery in the United States. The analysis in this report examines core challenges facing the region: the impact of lower commodity prices on fiscal and external positions, the drivers of the slowdown in investment, and the role of economic diversification for longer-term growth prospects. Click for more