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Dominican Republic’s tourism sector posted income of more than US$13.0 billion in the last two years

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s tourism sector posted income of more than US$13.0 billion in the last two years, making it the Caribbean country’s main economic pillar, said official sources quoted by Spanish press agency EFE.

Tourism minister Francisco Javier García said the sector’s foreign exchange earnings skyrocketed 135% in the last seven years, from US$2.9 billion in 2000 to US$6.7 billion last year.

Source: Dominican Today

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