Economy May 8, 2023 | 1:46 pm

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Minister Pavel Isa says the Dominican Republic “is emerging unscathed” from international inflation aggravated by the Russia-Ukraine war

Santo Domingo.- Minister of Economy, Planning, and Development, Pável Isa Contreras, stated that the Dominican Republic has managed to emerge unscathed from international inflation aggravated by the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. The government has sacrificed investments and a set of issues to prevent the rise in prices of the products of the basic basket, which has helped reduce inflation. Contreras also mentioned that the country has reduced the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic to a minimum.

Contreras announced the celebration of the second edition of Development Dialogues, scheduled for Tuesday, May 9, where the Vice President of the Republic, Raquel Peña, will participate. The purpose of the event is to reach a consensus on the development model that the country wants, according to Contreras. The minister stated that productive development will not be possible without the participation of the population.

The minister emphasized the ministry’s commitment to accompanying municipalities to prevent land with agricultural vocation from being urbanized. Additionally, the state will not promote projects that affect said territories. Contreras informed that the results of the tenth National Population and Housing Census will be presented by July or August of this year. The coverage survey of the uprising is currently underway.

The event will be moderated by Isa Contreras and will include Mileyka Brugal, the president of the Board of Directors of the Puerto Plata Chamber of Commerce; Santiago Álvarez, the executive director of the Strategic Development Plan of the Espaillat province; Fernando Capellán, the president of the Association for the Development of Santiago, and researcher Rafael Emilio Yunén. The dialogue aims to reach a consensus on the national and regional development model that the country wants, and Contreras established this activity as interactive, transparent, and close spaces for all participants to express their views.

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May 8, 2023 3:32 pm

and from inflation caused by the war in Sudan also and from the mice infestation in Australia.What a nonsense piece of information.

May 9, 2023 12:24 am

crime is higher than high …people are hungry ,no jobs ,food is three times more what they earn …stop insulting us …

May 17, 2023 9:50 pm
Reply to  Chupacabra

chicken is way up..just paid 523 DOP for 2.4 lbs – crazy…apples too

May 9, 2023 9:43 am

We have an idea were this guys head is buried…