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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic ( də-MIN-ik-ən; Spanish: República Dominicana, pronounced [reˈpuβlika ðominiˈkana] (listen)) is a country located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region. It occupies the eastern five-eighths of the island, which it shares with the Republic of Haiti, making Hispaniola one of only two Caribbean islands, along with Saint Martin, that are shared by two sovereign states. The Dominican Republic is the second-largest nation in the Antilles by area (after Cuba) at 48,671 square kilometers (18,792 sq mi), and third by population with approximately 10.5 million people (2020 est.), of whom approximately 3.3 million live in the metropolitan area of Santo Domingo, the capital city.The native Taíno people had inhabited Hispaniola before the arrival of the Europeans, dividing it into five chiefdoms. The Taíno people had eventually moved north over many years, and lived around the Caribbean islands. The Taíno natives had done quite well for themselves and were on their way to being an organized civilization. Christopher Columbus explored and claimed the island, landing here on his first voyage in 1492. The colony of Santo Domingo became the site of th... [More]
  • Last : 8,846.7
  • High : 9,412.6
  • Low : 8,846.3
  • Max Fluctuation : 104
  • Max Fluctuation % : 2.65%
  • Open : 9,325.1
  • Time : 20:11:12
  • Yesterday : 9,334.2
  • Change % : 5.51%
  • Change : 487.5
  • Last : 1,638.19
  • High : 1,654.99
  • Low : 1,625.1
  • Max Fluctuation : 7.32
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.53%
  • Open : 1,649.82
  • Time : 20:12:54
  • Yesterday : 1,649.67
  • Change % : 0.7%
  • Change : 11.48
  • Last : 49.88
  • High : 50.41
  • Low : 49.02
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.18
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.62%
  • Open : 49.81
  • Time : 20:11:15
  • Yesterday : 49.87
  • Change % : 0.02%
  • Change : 0.01
  • Last : 0.9185
  • High : 0.9234
  • Low : 0.9175
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.01
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.01%
  • Open : 0.9234
  • Time : 20:11:21
  • Yesterday : 0.9188
  • Change % : 0.03%
  • Change : 0.0003

Dominican Republic Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
USD/DOP Ask 53.85 53.35 53.35 53.96 0.34 0.64% 2020/02/26 Time 20:08
DOP/USD Ask 0.0187 0.0186 0.0186 0.0187 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/26 Time 15:51
DOP/GBP Ask 0.0144 - 0.0144 0.0144 0.00 1.39% 2020/02/26 Time 7:07
EUR/DOP Ask 57.783 - 57.783 57.826 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/15 Time 1:42
GBP/DOP Ask 69.606 - 69.595 69.622 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/15 Time 1:42

Dominican Republic Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-743.50 19 Sep -835 -1028 : -80.6 Monthly USD Million

Business Confidence

57.40 19 Jun 55.8 47.8 : 58.8 Quarterly points

CPI Transportation

131.31 20 Jan 131 18.64 : 131 Monthly

Capital Flows

0 19 Sep -1375 -2144 : 1144 Quarterly USD Million

Changes in Inventories

0 19 Sep -17190 -29067 : 20950 Quarterly DOP Millions

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 57.38 3.65 : 58.31 Yearly Points

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 82 78 : 110 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

134.82 20 Jan 134 1.62 : 135 Monthly points

Consumer Spending

0 19 Sep 778157 24781 : 778157 Quarterly DOP Millions

Core Consumer Prices

0 20 Jan 131 34.34 : 131 Monthly points

Core Inflation Rate

2.41 20 Jan 2.25 0.46 : 58.13 Monthly %

Corporate Tax Rate

27.00 20 Dec 27 25 : 30 Yearly %

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 30 26 : 35 Yearly Points

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 129 59 : 137 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

120.83 20 Jan 122 25.47 : 125 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 20 Feb : Monthly 38

Currency

53.39 20 Feb 53.38 44.3 : 53.49 Daily

Current Account

-750.70 19 Sep -296 -1561 : 587 Quarterly USD Million

Current Account to GDP

-1.40 18 Dec -0.2 -9.4 : 5 Yearly %

Deposit Interest Rate

7.60 17 Dec 7.2 4.86 : 21.12 Yearly %

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 102 86 : 117 Yearly

Employment Rate

61.00 19 Jun 61.1 45 : 61.1 Quarterly %

Exports

0 19 Sep 939 283 : 1031 Monthly USD Million

External Debt

23387.60 19 Sep 23431 11057 : 23564 Monthly USD Million

Fiscal Expenditure

0 19 Nov 54371 918 : 78527 Monthly DOP Millions

Food Inflation

7.60 20 Jan 7.1 -9.87 : 94.54 Monthly %

Foreign Direct Investment

742.70 19 Sep 596 124 : 1659 Quarterly USD Million

Foreign Exchange Reserves

8781.80 19 Dec 7146 165 : 8782 Monthly USD Million

GDP

81.30 18 Dec 75.93 0.65 : 81.3 Yearly USD Billion

GDP Annual Growth Rate

4.80 19 Sep 3.7 -3.4 : 14 Quarterly %

GDP Constant Prices

1123244.60 19 Sep 1119016 346180 : 1128044 Quarterly DOP Millions

GDP Deflator

0 19 Jun 170 97.4 : 174 Quarterly points

GDP Growth Rate

-0.30 19 Sep 1.3 -8.8 : 12.7 Quarterly %

GDP Per Capita Ppp

15821.20 18 Dec 14953 5463 : 15821 Yearly USD

GDP per capita

7750.93 18 Dec 7326 1254 : 7751 Yearly USD

Gold Reserves

0 19 Jun 0.57 0.56 : 0.57 Quarterly Tonnes

Government Budget

-1.89 18 Dec -2.86 -6.69 : 2.69 Yearly %

Government Budget Value

-17555.70 19 Nov 4314 -37095 : 108874 Monthly DOP Millions

Government Debt

43738.00 19 Sep 44034 19672 : 44470 Monthly USD Million

Government Debt to GDP

50.41 18 Dec 49.12 16.43 : 50.41 Yearly %

Government Revenues

50564.20 19 Nov 58685 1123 : 133801 Monthly DOP Millions

Government Spending

0 19 Sep 118306 811 : 146655 Quarterly DOP Millions

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

0 19 Sep 291984 4137 : 314135 Quarterly DOP Millions

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 874626 152367 : 906609 Quarterly

Imports

1664.30 19 Sep 1775 325 : 1927 Monthly USD Million

Inflation Expectations

3.00 19 Nov 3.31 2.4 : 11.6 Monthly

Inflation Rate

4.17 20 Jan 3.66 -1.57 : 82.49 Monthly %

Inflation Rate Mom

0.33 20 Jan 0.2 -3.28 : 11.54 Monthly %

Interest Rate

4.50 19 Dec 4.5 1 : 50 Daily %

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 4096 366 : 4430 Quarterly

Labor Force Participation Rate

65.20 19 Jun 64.9 61.4 : 66.4 Quarterly %

Leading Economic Index

5.50 19 Nov 5.2 -5.1 : 13.5 Monthly %

Military Expenditure

602.00 18 Dec 533 67 : 602 Yearly

Money Supply M0

0 19 Dec 112285 7390 : 133976 Monthly DOP Million

Money Supply M1

0 20 Jan 438223 14174 : 438223 Monthly DOP Million

Money Supply M2

1178212.20 20 Jan 1178112 37694 : 1178212 Monthly DOP Million

Money Supply M3

0 20 Jan 1564810 38823 : 1567304 Monthly DOP Million

Personal Income Tax Rate

25.00 20 Dec 25 25 : 30 Yearly %

Population

10.27 18 Dec 10.17 3.31 : 10.27 Yearly Million

Remittances

0 19 Dec 557 78.5 : 1089 Monthly USD Million

Sales Tax Rate

18.00 20 Dec 18 16 : 18 Yearly %

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 0.38 0 : 2.58 Yearly

Tourist Arrivals

624268.00 19 Dec 461865 16835 : 672969 Monthly

Unemployment Rate

6.40 19 Jun 5.8 5.1 : 19.7 Quarterly %
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -743.50 -605 -605 -640 -605 -640 USD Million
Business Confidence 57.40 62 62.5 63 62 63 points
CPI Transportation 131.31 133 133 136 133 141
Consumer Price Index Cpi 134.82 136 138 139 136 144 points
Core Inflation Rate 2.41 2.7 2.9 2.9 2.5 2.7 %
Corporate Tax Rate 27.00 27 27 27 27 27 %
Cpi Housing Utilities 120.83 123 124 126 126 131
Currency 53.39 53.59 53.8 54.01 53.39 54.44
Current Account -750.70 -260 -340 -460 320 -500 USD Million
Current Account to GDP -1.40 -1.6 -1.6 -1.6 -1.6 -1.9 %
Deposit Interest Rate 7.60 7.35 7.1 7.35 7.35 7.35 %
Employment Rate 61.00 61.5 61.5 61.6 61.4 61.8 %
External Debt 23387.60 23019 22845 20740 23400 20740 USD Million
Food Inflation 7.60 4 3.4 3.5 4 3.3 %
Foreign Direct Investment 742.70 530 530 800 530 800 USD Million
Foreign Exchange Reserves 8781.80 7240 7239 7239 7237 7240 USD Million
GDP 81.30 84 84 84 84 86 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.80 4.8 5.1 5.2 4.2 5 %
GDP Constant Prices 1123244.60 1172729 1180530 1181653 1135576 1240736 DOP Millions
GDP Growth Rate -0.30 4.8 -1.5 4.9 -0.5 4.9 %
GDP Per Capita Ppp 15821.20 16700 16700 16700 16700 17200 USD
GDP per capita 7750.93 8100 8100 8100 8100 8300 USD
Government Budget -1.89 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9 -1.5 %
Government Budget Value -17555.70 1000 1000 4000 1000 4000 DOP Millions
Government Debt 43738.00 45200 45400 45500 45000 46500 USD Million
Government Debt to GDP 50.41 52 52 52 52 52.5 %
Government Revenues 50564.20 55000 55300 60000 55000 65000 DOP Millions
Imports 1664.30 1545 1545 1600 1545 1600 USD Million
Inflation Expectations 3.00 3.3 3.5 3.3 3.1 3.7
Inflation Rate 4.17 3.8 3.7 3.7 4 3.6 %
Inflation Rate Mom 0.33 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.5 0.4 %
Interest Rate 4.50 4 4 4 4.25 4 %
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.20 64.9 64.6 65.2 64.7 65 %
Leading Economic Index 5.50 5.2 5 4.7 5.2 4.4 %
Military Expenditure 602.00 514 514 514 514 480
Money Supply M2 1178212.20 1036000 1036000 1037000 1036000 1037000 DOP Million
Personal Income Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25 %
Population 10.27 10.5 10.5 10.47 10.5 10.57 Million
Sales Tax Rate 18.00 18 18 18 18 18 %
Tourist Arrivals 624268.00 590000 380000 640000 650000 650000
Unemployment Rate 6.40 6 5.6 5.8 5.8 5.6 %