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Dominican Republic looks to cash in on growth story

November 1, 2018

As the Dominican Republic enjoys solid growth, the government is betting on improved infrastructure and energy investment, plus new links with China, for a further economic boost.

Banco Central teaser

Dominican Republic banks reveal taste for consolidation

November 1, 2018

Dominican Republic banks have recovered from 2017's sluggish growth, following central bank action to arrest any downward trend.

Green March teaser

Dominican Republic cracks down on corruption

November 1, 2018

Following the Odebrecht scandal, the Dominican Republic has initiated tough changes to combat corruption, money laundering and tax evasion.

Simón Lizardo Mezquita teaser

Banreservas CEO seeks to maintain Dominican lead

November 1, 2018

Simón Lizardo Mezquita talks about the bank's international ties, its investment in technology, and how the country is adopting best practice against money laundering.

Fernando Lüdert teaser

A new age of Latin American trade financing dawns

October 1, 2018

Geopolitics and technology are exerting a disruptive influence on trade finance. Latin America is not immune to the consequences – or the benefits. Lucien Chauvin reports.

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Peru's digital push: how the country's banks are tackling financial inclusion

September 1, 2015

Peru's economic growth may be slowing, but its bank are still turning in impressive results. The big opportunity on the horizon, however, is the launch of a cross-bank digital payment platform, which could bring a considerable increase in the country's financial inclusion levels.

New year, new optimism

Peru's banks set to bounce back from 2013 blip

February 3, 2014

Although still impressive by Latin American standards, Peru's growth story of recent years suffered a slight setback in 2013. But with a construction industry ripe for take-off, foreign banks eyeing the country, a growth in loans and an increase in demand for financial services from SMEs, 2014 looks full of promise.

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