Despite the crisis due to the coronavirus, the Business Climate Index (ICE) rose from 38.1 in the January-March 2020 quarter to 44.0 in the April-June quarter of this year. This is a consequence of the balance of opinion of Dominican business people on the national economy, the international economy, the branch of activity, the investment climate, and the company.
This report is produced by the Industrial Situation Survey of the Dominican Republic Industry Association (AIRD) from July-September 2011.
An also upward behavior showed the Industrial Confidence Index (ICI), rising from 40.3 in the January-March 2020 period to 49.8 in the April-June 2020 quarter.
According to a statement from AIRD, when comparing the second quarter of 2019 with the second quarter of 2020, it is observed that the Industrial Confidence Index and the Business Climate Index decreased.