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Economic controls and commercial policy in the Dominican republic ..

United States Tariff Commission

Economic controls and commercial policy in the Dominican republic ..

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Published by United States Tariff commission in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dominican Republic -- Commercial policy,
  • Dominican Republic -- Economic policy

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., 27 p.
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15440402M
    LC Control Number46026500

    Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic: Trade Integration and Economic Performance Prepared by Stephanie Medina Cas, Andrew Swiston, and Luis-Diego Barrot1 Authorized for distribution by Marco Piñón September Abstract This paper studies the potential for the export sector to play a more important role in promoting growth in. The U.S. Commercial Service in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, is committed to advancing the goals of the National Export Initiative, which aims to create more and better paying jobs and enhance the U.S. economic recovery through the doubling of U.S. exports in five years.


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This paper studies the potential for the export sector to play a more important role in promoting growth in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic (CAPDR) through deeper intra-regional and global trade integration. CAPDR countries have enacted many free trade agreements and other regional integration initiatives in recent years, but this paper finds Author: Stephanie Medina Cas, Andrew J Swiston, Luis D Barrot.

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With the end of its mandate on October 15th, the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Haiti (MINUSTAH) withdrawal from the still-unstable and impoverished country, the nation most concerned is the Dominican Republic, its neighbor that shares the island of Hispaniola with Mayanticipating the withdrawal of the 2, person force, the Author: Evan Ellis.

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McKeever Institute of Economic Policy Analysis (MIEPA)in .Dominican Republic Table of Contents. According to official figures, exports in dipped to US$ million, a ten-year low.

Diminished exports, in combination with the country's largest import bill ever (US$ billion), caused the nation's merchandise trade deficit to reach the unprecedented and precarious level of US$ million.