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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 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-largest by population with approximately 10.8 million people (2020 est.), of whom approximately 3.3 million live in the metropolitan area of Santo Domingo, the capital city. The official language of the country is Spanish. The native Taíno people had inhabited Hispaniola before the arrival of 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 ... [More]
  • Last : 18,899.9
  • High : 19,329.3
  • Low : 18,347
  • Max Fluctuation : 114.3
  • Max Fluctuation % : 2.22%
  • Open : 18,914.6
  • Time : 19:27:43
  • Yesterday : 18,886.7
  • Change % : 0.07%
  • Change : 13.2
  • Last : 1,826.2
  • High : 1,832.33
  • Low : 1,807.6
  • Max Fluctuation : 3.48
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.25%
  • Open : 1,814.69
  • Time : 19:26:35
  • Yesterday : 1,814.51
  • Change % : 0.64%
  • Change : 11.69
  • Last : 45.2
  • High : 45.2
  • Low : 43.92
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.22
  • Max Fluctuation % : 1.96%
  • Open : 44.55
  • Time : 19:26:35
  • Yesterday : 44.55
  • Change % : 1.46%
  • Change : 0.65
  • Last : 0.8273
  • High : 0.8306
  • Low : 0.8261
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.8295
  • Time : 19:29:08
  • Yesterday : 0.8295
  • Change % : 0.27%
  • Change : 0.0022

Dominican Republic Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
DOP/USD Ask 0.0172 0.0171 0.0171 0.0172 0.00 0.58% 2020/12/02 Time 19:29
EUR/DOP Ask 70.484 70.542 69.472 70.73 1.01 1.46% 2020/12/02 Time 19:14
GBP/DOP Ask 77.693 77.664 77.362 78.309 0.01 0.01% 2020/12/02 Time 19:14
USD/DOP Ask 58.28 58.58 58.1 58.61 0.01 0.02% 2020/12/02 Time 18:43
DOP/GBP Ask 0.0129 - 0.0129 0.0129 0.00 0.00% 2020/12/01 Time 6:07

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-406.30 20 Jun -411 -1028 : -80.6 Monthly Jun/20

Business Confidence

55.60 19 Dec 57.9 47.8 : 58.8 Quarterly

CPI Transportation

137.57 20 Sep 137 18.64 : 138 Monthly

Capital Flows

0 20 Jun -730 -2144 : 3231 Quarterly

Changes in Inventories

0 20 Jun -15066 -40974 : 20950 Quarterly

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 57.38 3.65 : 58.31 Yearly

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 82 78 : 110 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

139.40 20 Sep 139 1.62 : 139 Monthly

Consumer Spending

0 20 Jun 774923 24781 : 825667 Quarterly

Core Consumer Prices

0 20 Sep 135 34.34 : 135 Monthly

Core Inflation Rate

4.34 20 Sep 4.24 0.46 : 58.13 Monthly

Coronavirus Cases

0 20 Nov 142653 0 : 143473 Daily Nov/20

Coronavirus Deaths

0 20 Nov 2328 0 : 2330 Daily Nov/20

Coronavirus Recovered

0 20 Nov 113687 0 : 114317 Daily Nov/20

Corporate Tax Rate

27.00 20 Dec 27 25 : 30 Yearly

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 30 26 : 35 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 129 59 : 137 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

125.47 20 Sep 125 25.47 : 125 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 20 Nov : Monthly 40

Currency

57.76 20 Nov 58.21 0.66 : 58.91 Daily

Current Account

-643.90 20 Jun -105 -1561 : 587 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

-1.40 19 Dec -1.4 -9.4 : 5 Yearly Dec/19

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

54.90 20 Jun 59.8 45 : 61.5 Quarterly Jun/20

Exports

0 20 Jun 686 283 : 1016 Monthly

External Debt

26151.20 20 Jun 26232 11057 : 26232 Monthly

Fiscal Expenditure

0 20 Sep 71464 918 : 95404 Monthly

Food Inflation

7.30 20 Oct 6.5 -9.87 : 94.54 Monthly

Foreign Direct Investment

446.10 20 Jun 756 124 : 1659 Quarterly

Foreign Exchange Reserves

9873.80 20 Oct 10552 165 : 10552 Monthly

GDP

88.94 19 Dec 85.56 0.65 : 88.94 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

-16.90 20 Jun 0 -16.9 : 14 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

956890.10 20 Jun 1137100 346180 : 1231896 Quarterly

GDP Deflator

0 20 Jun 177 97.4 : 179 Quarterly

GDP Growth Rate

-15.80 20 Jun -6.5 -15.8 : 12.7 Quarterly Jun/20

GDP Per Capita Ppp

18419.03 19 Dec 17712 6144 : 18419 Yearly

GDP per capita

8005.11 19 Dec 7698 1251 : 8005 Yearly

Gold Reserves

0 20 Jun 0.57 0.56 : 0.57 Quarterly

Government Budget

-2.31 19 Dec -1.89 -6.66 : 2.61 Yearly

Government Budget Value

-4521.70 20 Sep -20138 -40448 : 108874 Monthly

Government Debt

46685.10 20 Jun 47488 19672 : 48214 Monthly

Government Debt to GDP

50.53 19 Dec 47.9 16.43 : 50.53 Yearly Dec/19

Government Revenues

58318.20 20 Sep 51326 1123 : 133801 Monthly

Government Spending

0 20 Jun 126555 811 : 159917 Quarterly

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

0 20 Jun 297379 4137 : 349964 Quarterly

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 874626 152367 : 906609 Quarterly

Imports

1229.50 20 Jun 1097 325 : 1927 Monthly

Inflation Expectations

3.30 20 Sep 3.47 2.4 : 11.6 Monthly

Inflation Rate

5.03 20 Oct 5.03 -1.57 : 82.49 Monthly Oct/20

Inflation Rate Mom

0.70 20 Oct 0.6 -3.28 : 11.54 Monthly

Interest Rate

3.00 20 Oct 3 1 : 50 Daily Oct/20

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 4096 366 : 4430 Quarterly

Labor Force Participation Rate

56.70 20 Jun 63.4 56.7 : 66.4 Quarterly Jun/20

Leading Economic Index

-5.60 20 Sep -7.2 -29.8 : 13.5 Monthly

Military Expenditure

602.00 18 Dec 533 67 : 602 Yearly

Money Supply M0

162278.70 20 Sep 163485 7390 : 163485 Monthly

Money Supply M1

0 20 Oct 499158 14174 : 508269 Monthly

Money Supply M2

1301272.30 20 Oct 1285993 37694 : 1301272 Monthly

Money Supply M3

0 20 Oct 1799754 38823 : 1821605 Monthly

Personal Income Tax Rate

25.00 20 Dec 25 25 : 30 Yearly

Population

10.36 19 Dec 10.27 3.31 : 10.36 Yearly Dec/19

Remittances

0 20 Oct 777 78.5 : 1089 Monthly

Sales Tax Rate

18.00 20 Dec 18 16 : 18 Yearly

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 0.38 0 : 2.58 Yearly

Tourist Arrivals

103942.00 20 Sep 110284 217 : 672969 Monthly

Unemployment Rate

3.20 20 Jun 5.7 3.2 : 19.7 Quarterly Jun/20
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -406.30 -640 -640 -640 -640 -640 Jun/20
Business Confidence 55.60 53 53 53 51 56
CPI Transportation 137.57 132 136 143 137 142
Consumer Price Index Cpi 139.40 140 141 145 141 146
Core Inflation Rate 4.34 3.8 3.6 3.4 4 3.1
Corporate Tax Rate 27.00 27 27 27 27 27
Cpi Housing Utilities 125.47 124 128 130 128 132
Currency 57.76 58.34 58.57 58.8 58.12 59.26
Current Account -643.90 340 340 340 -460 -500
Current Account to GDP -1.40 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9 -1.6 -1.9 Dec/19
Deposit Interest Rate 7.60 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.85
Employment Rate 54.90 57 57.8 58.5 56 59 Jun/20
External Debt 26151.20 27900 27400 27200 28300 27000
Food Inflation 7.30 6.5 6 5.5 7 5
Foreign Direct Investment 446.10 800 800 800 800 800
Foreign Exchange Reserves 9873.80 7240 7239 7239 7237 7240
GDP 88.94 86 86 86 84 86
GDP Annual Growth Rate -16.90 1.1 7 5.9 -5.4 4.9
GDP Constant Prices 956890.10 1165374 1147934 1214926 1093543 1144939
GDP Growth Rate -15.80 0.8 1.1 1.5 1.3 1.9 Jun/20
GDP Per Capita Ppp 18419.03 16100 16700 16700 16100 16700
GDP per capita 8005.11 7700 7700 7700 7520 7700
Government Budget -2.31 -3.3 -3.3 -3.3 -4 -2.5
Government Budget Value -4521.70 4000 4000 4000 4000 4000
Government Debt 46685.10 47500 48000 48600 47000 49200
Government Debt to GDP 50.53 53 53 53 55 53 Dec/19
Government Revenues 58318.20 60000 60000 60000 60000 65000
Imports 1229.50 1600 1600 1600 1600 1600
Inflation Expectations 3.30 3 2.9 3 3.1 3.3
Inflation Rate 5.03 4.6 4.2 3.8 4.9 3.5 Oct/20
Inflation Rate Mom 0.70 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.3
Interest Rate 3.00 3 3 3 3 3.25 Oct/20
Labor Force Participation Rate 56.70 62.8 63.3 63.6 62 64 Jun/20
Leading Economic Index -5.60 0.5 1.5 1.5 -1.5 3
Military Expenditure 602.00 514 514 514 514 480
Money Supply M0 162278.70 163200 163500 163300 163000 163100
Money Supply M2 1301272.30 1037000 1037000 1037000 1037000 1037000
Personal Income Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Population 10.36 10.47 10.47 10.47 10.47 10.57 Dec/19
Sales Tax Rate 18.00 18 18 18 18 18
Tourist Arrivals 103942.00 115000 123000 160000 113000 185000
Unemployment Rate 3.20 6.5 6.3 6.3 6.8 6.3 Jun/20