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How SMEs are powering the Dominican Republic banking sector

November 1, 2017

The Dominican Republic banking sector is solid, profitable and growing, thanks to the industry of the small local businesses that are driving the loans market. Meanwhile, banks have worked to diversify following the 2003 crisis, leading to greater stability, as Silvia Pavoni reports.

Why the Dominican Republic remains well grounded

November 1, 2017

The Dominican Republic has weathered regional recession and extreme weather to emerge as a Caribbean leader for GDP growth, driven by tourism. Government measures to strengthen both the economy and physical infrastructure have been recognised with a rating upgrade, as Silvia Pavoni reports. 

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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.

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