The IMF Country Reports Series covers economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discussions with officials of the country, is published at the option of the member.
This paper describes economic developments in Dominica during the 1990s. The paper highlights that despite the low overall growth rates observed in 1991-95, output in service-related industries grew rapidly. The hotels and restaurants sector expanded at a yearly average rate of 7.5 percent in 1991-95, while Dominica's tourism receipts increased at an average annual rate of about 9 percent. Tourism expansion also stimulated transportation services, and value added in the transportation sector grew on average by 41/2 percent annually.