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  • 1. The Dominican Republic The Guillermo van der Linde Dominican2014 Republic jan G. van der Linde Monday, January 6, 14
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  • 3. Area: 18,814 square miles Slightly more than twice the size of New Hampshire lowest point: Enrriquillo lake -46 m (-151’) highest point: Duarte peak 3,175 m (10,417’) Monday, January 6, 14
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  • 8. Population • 10,200,000 • Life expectancy: • Female: 75.6 • Male: 71.88 • Average: 73.7 • Growth rate:1.5% source: ONE Monday, January 6, 14
  • 9. Principal  products  and  services ¡ Mining ¡ Turism ¡ Agriculture 9 Monday, January 6, 14
  • 10. Gross National Product (GNP) per capita GNP per Capita US$ 6000 4500 3000 1500 0 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 source: BANCENTRAL Monday, January 6, 14
  • 11. Gross National Product (GNP) GNP US$ 60000 45000 30000 15000 0 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 source: BANCENTRAL Monday, January 6, 14
  • 12. % Gross National Product (GNP) Growth % GNP’s Growth 15 11.25 7.5 3.75 0 -3.75 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 source: BANCENTRAL Monday, January 6, 14
  • 13. GNP per capita growth GNP p/c growth 20 15 10 5 0 -5 -10 -15 -20 1992 1994 source: BANCENTRAL Monday, January 6, 14 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012
  • 14. We define competitiveness as the set of institutions, policies, and factors that determine the level of productivity of a country. Monday, January 6, 14
  • 15. The Global Competitiveness Report 2013–2014 Klaus Schwab, World Economic Forum Monday, January 6, 14
  • 16. Over 15,000 surveys from 142 economies between January and June 2013. Following the editing process, a total of 13,395 surveys were retained.This represents an average of 98 respondents per country, while the median country sample size is 89 responses. Dominican Republic! 52 Monday, January 6, 14
  • 17. GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS INDEX Basic requirements subindex Pillar 1. Institutions Pillar 2. Infrastructure Pillar 3. Macroeconomic environment Pillar 4. Health and primary education Efficiency enhancers subindex Pillar 5. Higher education and training Innovation and sophistication factors subindex Pillar 11. Business sophistication Pillar 12. Innovation Pillar 6. Goods market efficiency Pillar 7. Labor market efficiency Pillar 8. Financial market development Pillar 9. Technological readiness Pillar 10. Market size Key for Key for Key for factor-driven efficiency-driven innovation-driven economies economies economies Source: Global Competitive Index 2013-2014 Monday, January 6, 14
  • 18. 1.1: The Global Competitiveness Index 2012–2013 Table 1: Subindex weights and income thresholds for stages of development STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT Stage 1: Factor-driven Transition from stage 1 to stage 2 Stage 2: Efficiency-driven Transition from stage 2 to stage 3 <2,000 2,000–2,999 3,000–8,999 9,000–17,000 >17,000 Weight for basic requirements subindex 60% 40–60% 40% 20–40% 20% Weight for efficiency enhancers subindex 35% 35–50% 50% 50% 50% 5% 5–10% 10% 10–30% 30% GDP per capita (US$) thresholds* Weight for innovation and sophistication factors Stage 3: Innovation-driven Note: See individual country/economy profiles for the exact applied weights. * For economies with a high dependency on mineral resources, GDP per capita is not the sole criterion for the determination of the stage of development. See text for details. this point, competitiveness is increasingly driven by higher education and training (pillar 5), efficient goods markets (pillar 6), well-functioning labor markets (pillar 7), developed financial markets (pillar 8), the ability to harness the benefits of existing technologies (pillar 9), Source: Global Competitive Index 2013-2014 and a large domestic or foreign market (pillar 10). Monday, January 6, 14 Implementation of stages of development Two criteria are used to allocate countries into stages of development. The first is the level of GDP per capita at market exchange rates. This widely available measure is used as a proxy for wages, because internationally comparable data on wages are not available for all
  • 19. Source: Global Competitive Index 2013-2014 Monday, January 6, 14
  • 20. Source: Global Competitive Index 2013-2014 Monday, January 6, 14
  • 21. nomy steadily nt, many s of skills and titiveness Figure 1: Transport, electricity, and ICT infrastructures in Latin America and the Caribbean and the OECD, 2012 s up since last nsolidates its in Central trengths with , especially 53rd), despite nt; its efficient h levels of h). The country e of the most ICT use hindered y, Panama ucational t still remains te R&D e Source: Global Competitive Index 2013-2014 more to Monday, January 6, 14 (94th), which Transport Infrastructure 7 6 5 4 3 2 Electricity supply Latin America and the Caribbean OECD
  • 22. Dominican Republic Source: Global Competitive Index 2013-2014 Monday, January 6, 14
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  • 33. Comparison of the Global Competitive Index of DR-CAFTA Countries Costa Rica Honduras El Salvador R. D. Guatemala Nicaragua 120 90 60 30 0 GCI 07-08 GCI 08-09 GCI 09-10 Source: World Economic Forum Monday, January 6, 14 GCI 10-11 GCI 11-12 GCI 12-13 GCI 13-14
  • 34. Comparison of the Global Competitive Index of DR-CAFTA Countries Costa Rica Honduras El Salvador R. D. Guatemala Nicaragua 120 90 60 30 0 GCI 07-08 GCI 08-09 GCI 09-10 Source: World Economic Forum Monday, January 6, 14 GCI 10-11 GCI 11-12 GCI 12-13 GCI 13-14
  • 35. Comparison of the Global Competitive Index of DR-CAFTA Countries Costa Rica Honduras El Salvador R. D. Guatemala Nicaragua 120 90 60 30 0 GCI 07-08 GCI 08-09 GCI 09-10 Source: World Economic Forum Monday, January 6, 14 GCI 10-11 GCI 11-12 GCI 12-13 GCI 13-14
  • 36. Imports from the USA to the DR-CAFTA Countries C. R. Honduras R. D. Nicaragua El Salvador Guatemala 8000 6000 4000 2000 0 2004 2005 Source: US Census Bureau Monday, January 6, 14 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  • 37. Exports from DR-CAFTA countries to the USA C. R. Honduras R. D. Nicaragua El Salvador Guatemala 15000 11250 7500 3750 0 2004 2005 Source: US Census Bureau Monday, January 6, 14 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  • 38. Deficit of the DR-CAFTA countries with the USA C. R. Honduras R. D. Nicaragua El Salvador Guatemla 5000 3750 2500 1250 0 -1250 -2500 -3750 -5000 2004 2005 Source: US Census Bureau Monday, January 6, 14 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  • 39. % GNP in mft. of total GNP % MFT 26 19.5 13 6.5 0 2003 source: BANCENTRAL Monday, January 6, 14 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  • 40. % employment in mft. of total formal emplyment % MFT 26 19.5 13 6.5 0 2003 2004 source: BANCENTRAL Monday, January 6, 14 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  • 41. Thank you!!!! http://www.slideshare.net/gevanderlinde gvanderlinde@gmail.com @gvanderlinde http://www.linkedin.com/pub/guillermo-vanderlinde/14/512/673 http://entrepreneurshipgevanderlinde.blogspot.com Fuente: G. van der LindeTexto Monday, January 6, 14