Dominican Republic: Economy gains steam before Covid-19 arrives
April 27, 2020
Economic activity grew 5.3% year-on-year in February, up from January’s 4.7% expansion and marking a robust pace of growth compared to regional peers.
However, economic activity in the months ahead will be severely impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak hitting exports, tourism, remittances and domestic activity.
Author: Oliver Reynolds, Economist