Dominican Republic: Resources
Executive Briefing: CAFTA was signed in 2004 in spite of substantial opposition to it in the Dominican Republic and Central America. Supporters say CAFTA will encourage each member to find and rely on its comparative advantage. However, critics use historical evidence to illustrate that CAFTA's provisions are harmful, both financially and environmentally, to citizens of Central America and the Dominican Republic. Opens in PDF format.
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This site is the online edition of the Dominican Republic newspaper Listín Diario. The Economía & Negocios (economy and business) section provides current business news with a focus on the Dominican Republic and Latin America. Only available in Spanish.
Regulatory Agency Sites
The Superintendency of Banks (SB) is responsible for the supervision and regulation of the banking sector of the Dominican Republic's Financial Services Industry. The site contains information on the regulations and services of which the SB is in charge. Only available in Spanish.
The Superintendency of Securities (SIV) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the securities market within the Dominican Republic's Financial Services Industry. This site contains a list of regulations, projects, and strategic plans for the SIV. Only available in Spanish.
The Embassy of the Dominican Republic in the United States contains general facts of the country as well as information on trade and investment, the economy, and tourism. The site also has links to business associations, official institutions, news, and foreign business contacts.