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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's Regional Technical Assistance Center for Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic (CAPTAC-DR) Meet for General Assembly

April 19, 2016

Structural Reform and Growth : What Really Matters? Evidence from the Caribbean

April 7, 2016
Author/Editor: Kevin Greenidge ; Meredith A. McIntyre ; Hanlei Yun
Series: Working Paper No. 16/82
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Caribbean Energy : Macro-Related Challenges

March 8, 2016
Author/Editor: Arnold McIntyre ; Ahmed El-Ashram ; Marcio Ronci ; Julien Reynaud ; Natasha Xingyuan Che ; Ke Wang ; Sebastian Acevedo Mejia ; Mark Scott Lutz
Series: Working Paper No. 16/53
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Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with the Dominican Republic

March 1, 2016

Flying to Paradise : The Role of Airlift in the Caribbean Tourism Industry

February 23, 2016
Author/Editor: Sebastian Acevedo Mejia ; Lu Han ; Hye S Kim ; Nicole Laframboise
Series: Working Paper No. 16/33
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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