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The rise of the Dominican Republic

March 1, 2016

The Dominican Republic has forged its international reputation around tourism, but its diverse economy is bringing in investment in sectors as varied as telecommunications and textiles, while the country's president is setting to work on educational standards. Key players from the Dominican Republic discuss the country's promise in a Leadership Series roundtable discussion that was sponsored by BanReservas and independently written by The Banker.

Project fever

September 3, 2007

A huge number of construction projects are under way as the Dominican Republic focuses on improving its infrastructure across the board.

Caribbean queen

September 3, 2007

Mega tourist resort Cap Cana, the most ambitious leisure project in the Caribbean, has smashed records for a Dominican corporate issuer.

Holiday spirit

September 3, 2007

The tourism industry is attracting foreign investors as well as holidaymakers.

A foreign magnet

September 3, 2007

The republic’s open inward investment programme has attracted huge FDI inflows into tourism, telecoms, mining and manufacturing in free trade zones. Jules Stewart explains.

Back in the black

September 3, 2007

Following the gradual restoration of public and international confidence in the financial sector, the country’s banking system is experiencing strong growth, characterised by diversification and modernisation. Jules Stewart reports.

Poll star

September 3, 2007

Incumbent president Leonel Fernández is the clear favourite to win next year’s election, but his prospects will suffer if a US downturn and higher oil prices hit the economy. Monica Campbell reports.

Recovery ripples

September 3, 2007

The republic’s finance minister, Vicente Bengoa, talks to The Banker about economic strategy.

Optimism for a winning formula

September 3, 2007

Leonel Fernández, president of the Dominican Republic, talks to Jules Stewart about the government’s activities to improve the lives of citizens.

Crucial connections

February 5, 2007

The Dominican Republic’s infrastructure is a mixture of shining success and some failures that need to be addressed by the government, writes
John McCarthy.

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