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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 Concludes Mission on the Article IV consultation with the Dominican Republic

March 17, 2014

Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of the XII Regional Conference on Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

November 22, 2013

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes First Post-Program Monitoring Discussion with Dominican Republic

October 9, 2013

Press Release: IMF Concludes Staff Visit to the Dominican Republic

June 28, 2013

Potential Output and Output Gap in Central America, Panama and Dominican Republic

June 12, 2013
Author/Editor: Johnson, Christian
Series: Working Paper No. 13/145
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Regional Economic Outlook: Western Hemisphere

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Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) remains in low gear, reflecting a less supportive external environment and, in some cases, domestic supply-side constraints. The region's output is projected to expand by 2¾ percent in 2013, with domestic demand remaining the main driver. The growth rate is expected to edge up to 3 percent in 2014 as external demand strengthens gradually, but will remain below the average growth rate of the last decade. In countries with low inflation and anchored inflation expectations, monetary policy should be the first line of defense if downside risks to the baseline materialize. Fiscal consolidation remains appropriate for countries with tight capacity constraints or limited fiscal space; it will also help constrain the continued widening of current account deficits. Safeguarding financial stability is a key priority in an environment of tighter global financial conditions and increased asset price volatility. Click for more