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The economy is ‘negative’ for 60.9% of Dominicans

Santo Domingo.- A large majority (60.9%) of the population says the current condition of Dominican Republic’s economy is very negative; 16% say it 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 negative view of the economic situation.

East region residents have similar estimate with 62%, the North is 63% and the South is 55.7%.

When asked about political preference, 87.5% of those who support the 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 to the once powerful PRD party, now part of the pro-government bloc.

Source: DT

March 15, 2016

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