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fDi’s Island Economies of the Future 2017/18 – Sri Lanka takes the summit

Sri Lanka has been named fDi’s Island Economy of the Future for 2017/18, with Cyprus and the Dominican Republic ranking second and third. Cathy Mullan reports.


Dominican Republic stays mobile on growth

Despite the economic struggles of the wider Caribbean and Latin America region, the Dominican Republic is set to record strong growth for 2015, with its financial services sector – and mobile banking in particular – thriving.

A decade of diversification

The Dominican Republic's decade of diversification

Over the past decade, the Dominican Republic has seen its economic fortunes transformed, with an influx of FDI in a diverse range of sectors. Still, divisive political issues, most notably the status of more than 1 million Haitians in the country, threaten to overshadow its broad investment potential. 

Are education shortcomings holding back the Dominican Republic

Are education shortcomings holding back the Dominican Republic?

The Dominican Republic has much going for it as an investment destination, given its favourable location in the Caribbean and young workforce. However, the poor state of its education system – and the resulting shortfall in skill levels – casts a cloud over the country's prospects.

Caribbean experiences FDI growth in 2013

Inward FDI in the Caribbean was up by more than 25% in 2013, compared with the previous year.

Overall decline in capacity of global IPAs: World Bank

A report by the World Bank shows that the overall performance of investment promotion agencies is in decline, with a significant proportion failing to respond to investor enquiries.

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