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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.

Trade transition

February 5, 2007

Free zones, a gleaming new Cyberpark and the prospective potential of DR-CAFTA combine to create a competitive environment that is attracting international investors and public sector funding.

Ready for new era of trade

February 5, 2007

Industry and commerce minister Francisco Javier García Fernández and his director of foreign trade Vilma Arbaje de Contreras talk to The Banker about the Dominican Republic’s prospects under DR-CAFTA.

Membership with privileges

February 5, 2007

Finance minister Vicente Bengoa explains how DR-CAFTA’s system of tax-free exports to the US should help the country survive Chinese textile competition.

Potential to tap

February 5, 2007

Dominican banks have been strong in the corporate sector but are still striving for the custom of a largely unbanked population, a vast number of microbusinesses and a share of the buzzing remittances market.John McCarthy reports.

New scene set for trade

April 3, 2006

The recently ratified DR-CAFTA will change the face of trade for the Dominican Republic. Although the local business jury is still out, trade transparency and opportunities look set to improve dramatically.

Central Banker of the Year/ Americas

January 2, 2006

Hector Valdez Albizu
Governor, Central Bank of the Dominican Republic

Central Banker of the Year/ Americas

January 2, 2006

Hector Valdez Albizu
Governor, Central Bank of the Dominican Republic

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