Unemployment in Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic - UnemploymentThe economy performed well in the third quarter, with data revealing broad-based growth which was particularly strong in the duty-free manufacturing and construction sectors. Moreover, job creation strengthened, while exports were up notably in annual terms in the January–September period. Looking ahead to the fourth quarter, growth has likely remained robust. The number of tourists and remittances continued to boom in annual terms in October, likely supported by a tighter U.S. labor market. Moreover, the recent fall in oil prices will likely lead to a lower import bill, benefiting the external sector. On the political front, in mid-November, the Dominican Republic and Russia agreed to abolish visa requirements for citizens to travel between the two nations, which could boost Russian tourist arrivals going forward.
Dominican Republic - Unemployment Data
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Source: Dominican Republic Central Bank.
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January 8, 2019
Consumer prices fell 0.22% in December over the prior month, coming after November’s 0.35% month-on-month decline.
December 27, 2018
According to a preliminary estimate released by the Central Bank on 27 December, the economy expanded 7.1% in annual terms in the fourth quarter.
October 23, 2018
According to a preliminary estimate released by the Central Bank on 23 October, the economy expanded 7.3% in annual terms in the third quarter.
October 12, 2018
Consumer prices rose 0.08% in September over the prior month, up from August’s 0.03% rise.
October 4, 2018
On 28 September, the government presented its 2019 budget to congress, and parliamentary approval should not be too difficult given the government’s absolute majority in both chambers.