The Dominican Republic has played a major part in the growth story that is the Latin American economy.
The Caribbean island shares around half its land mass with Haiti, is home to 9.4 million people and is a middle-income developing country with the largest economy in the region – not least because of the relatively recent boom in holidaymakers seeing it as a cut price way to do the Caribbean.
The economy has been enjoying steady growth since 2005 but is currently going through a slight downturn – GDP has average 6% in the last nine years but currently sits at 4.1%.
Tourism is the country’s leading foreign exchange earner although agriculture, construction and mining all play an important part in keeping the country ticking over.
And its strategic geographical location means its ports and airports offer easy access to the rest of the Caribbean, the US and Latin America. But current Covid-19 restrictions mean that travel is not permitted between the UK and Denmark, so it’s the safe way to stay in touch.
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