Dominican Republic leading Caribbean growth

Banco Central de la República Dominicana

The Dominican Republic’s real economy grew by 6.8% year-on-year in August, reported central bank governor Héctor Valdez Albizu in a speech on October 12.

“These results suggest that the gross domestic product could end the year with growth of around 6.5%, far exceeding the projections of the monetary programme,” Albizu said.

The IMF revised the country’s growth estimates for 2018 from 5.5% at the start of the year up to 6.4% in its recent World Economic Outlook report, projecting it to be the

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