November 1, 2002
The Dominican Republic prides itself on having one of the most open economies in Latin America. Demolishing trade barriers does have its risks, but the Dominican Republic continues to attract high rates of foreign investment at a difficult time in Latin America. Foreign companies say the country's recent history of strong economic growth, a transparent business environment and an improving judicial system make the Dominican Republic a good place to invest. Low trade barriers and the low cost of
The Dominican Republic's low-risk profile has been a magnet for foreign companies.