As part of the Regional Harmonization Project on External Sector Statistics (RHPESS) developed by the Central America, Panama, Dominican Republic Regional Technical Assistance Center (CAPTAC-DR), a technical assistance (TA) mission on Balance of Payments (BP) and International Investment Position (IIP) visited Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, during April 27-May 1, 2015.
The purpose of the TA mission was to advise the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic (BCRD), the institution responsible for compiling BP, IIP, and external debt statistics
(EDS), on further improving the collection, compilation, and dissemination of the external sector statistics (ESS).
The BCRD disseminates quarterly BP and IIP, following the guidelines of the sixth edition of the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6). Quarterly IIP is disseminated semi-annually, and BP is compiled and disseminated quarterly.