Dominican Republic: Financial openness

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 Dominican Republic

Financial openness index

 Latest value 1.540
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1970 - 2021
 Average -0.509
 Min - Max -1.931 - 2.046
 Source Chinn-Ito Index
For that indicator, we provide data for Dominican Republic from 1970 to 2021. The average value for Dominican Republic during that period was -0.509 index points with a minimum of -1.931 index points in 1976 and a maximum of 2.046 index points in 2010. The latest value from 2021 is 1.54 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 176 countries is 0.322 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Dominican Republic - Financial openness  - Recent values chart

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Dominican Republic - Financial openness  - historical chart - 1970-2021




Definition: The Chinn-Ito index measures a country's degree of capital account openness and was introduced in Chinn and Ito (Journal of Development Economics, 2006). It is based on variables that codify the restrictions on cross-border financial transactions in the IMF's Annual Report on Exchange Arrangements and Exchange Restrictions. Higher values mean greater financial openness.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Terms of trade 99.29 2021 percent
 Trade openness 54.23 2022 percent
 Financial openness 1.540 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 22.06 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 25.05 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports 13.70 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 32.17 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 36.52 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 3.49 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 3.96 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 0.00 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP -5.55 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars -6.33 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP -10.11 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars -11.26 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 14.52 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 9.05 2022 percent
 Remittances 10,278.10 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions 297.60 2022 million USD
 External debt 44.27 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 6.57 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 21.81 2022 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 15.86 9/2023 billion
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