The economy of Dominican Republic advanced 6.0 percent year-on-year in December 2018, slowing from a downwardly revised 7.0 percent growth in the previous month. It was the weakest expansion since March. Leading Economic Index in Dominican Republic averaged 5.11 percent from 2008 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 13.30 percent in April of 2008 and a record low of -4.30 percent in September of 2008.
Leading Economic Index in Dominican Republic is expected to be 6.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Leading Economic Index in Dominican Republic to stand at 5.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Dominican Republic Leading Economic Index is projected to trend around 4.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.