Dominican Republic: Resources

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globalEDGE Business Review: Why CAFTA Faces Opposition

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.

Government Resources
Main Government Page
Statistics Office
Central Banks
Stock Exchanges
Commerce Ministry
Export Promotion Agency
Investment Promotion Agency

News Sites

Dominican Republic: Listin Diario - Economy & Business

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

Dominican Republic: Superintendency of Banks (SB)

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.

Dominican Republic: Superintendency of Securities (SIV)

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.

Other Resources

Embassy of the Dominican Republic in the United States

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.