Dominican Republic and Argentina agree to produce quality wines

On Tuesday, Foreign Minister Roberto Álvarez headed a working meeting with the Secretary of International Economic Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina, Jorge Neme, who completed an official visit to the Dominican Republic in order to further strengthen trade relations between the two countries.

The Chancellor received this visit accompanied by the Vice-Minister for Economic Affairs and International Cooperation, Hugo Rivera; the Vice-Minister of Bilateral Foreign Policy, José Julio Gómez and the economic advisor of Mirex, Ariel Gautreaux.

In addition, the work was extended to an extended meeting with the participation of Argentina’s ambassador in the country, Nora Capello; Neme’s advisor, Bernardo Cané; the director of the General Directorate of Livestock, Geovanny Molina Abramo; the director of the Office of Agricultural Trade Treaties, Viktor Rodríguez.

Also, the advisor on international relations of the Directorate General of Customs (DGA), Eduardo Rodríguez; the head of the FONPROCINE program (DGCINE), Alyssa Aquino; and other officials from different sectors.

During the meeting, both parties discussed the various opportunities for exportable offers, with the aim of evaluating new trade channels and thus generate an increase in bilateral trade. The main potential areas agreed upon were the film and livestock sectors.

Neme’s agenda also included his participation in the Mesa Productiva del Vino, which was attended by the Mayor of the Municipality of Neyba, José Darío Cepeda Medina; the Director of International Cooperation, José Luis Morillo; the Director of Trade and Investment Promotion, Mariana Ambrad; and the person in charge of Information Dissemination and Management, Cheyenne Bueno.

The various authorities agreed to promote technical cooperation between the two countries to contribute to training in wine production in the country, in order to develop this sector and produce a quality wine that is a benchmark in the Caribbean region.

These meetings were held as a result of the First Meeting of the Joint Council between the two countries held last May.

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