The Dominican Republic approved 399 investment projects worth RD$238,257.7 million (US$4.431 billion) between January and September 2022, 81% more than the same period in 2021.
According to the General Directorate of Public Investment of the Ministry of Economy, Planning, and Development, the results for the first nine months of the year are not only higher than those of 2021 but even three times higher than in 2017 and 2019 (both as of September).
92.3% of the approved amount relates to central government expenditures.
These are distributed among 261 central government projects, local governments, and . . .