Economy January 25, 2016 | 9:57 am

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Dominican Republic, the fastest-growing economy in the region: report

Santo Domingo.- New data from the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) revealed that the Dominican Republic is the fastest-growing economy in the Caribbean, with a GDP growth of 6.6 percent in 2015.

The country was followed by St Kitts and Nevis (with a 5.2 percent increase in GDP) and Cuba (4 percent).

According to the ECLAC report, the region’s slowest economies during last year were Barbados (0.5 percent), Trinidad and Tobago (0.2 percent) and Dominica, which experienced a contraction of 2.7 percent.

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