The economy is ‘very negative’ for 60.9% of Dominicans
Santo Domingo.- A large majority (60.9%) of the population saysthe current condition of Dominican Republic’s economy is very negative; 16% sayit is positive, while 22.8% call it regular.
The Gallup-Hoy survey found that in the metropolitan area,which has the highest economic development, 61% of residents have a negativeview of the economic situation.
East region residents have similar estimate with 62%, the Northis 63% and the South is 55.7%.
When asked about political preference, 87.5% of those who supportthe major opposition party (PRM) say the economy is not in good condition.
Moreover, 46.2% of those who support the ruling party (PLD)have a negative view on the economy, compared with 63.9% of those who adhere tothe once powerful PRD party, now part of the pro-government bloc.