The Export and Investment Center of the Dominican Republic (ProDominicana) reported this Sunday that during the business rounds, held with the aim of continuing to diversify export markets, they closed business intentions with international buyers for more than 11.5 million dollars.
In this edition, 123 business meetings were held with 76 exporters who connected with 46 international buyers from Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, Guadeloupe, Aruba, United Arab Emirates, Brazil, United States, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, El Salvador, Cuba, Canada, Spain and Curacao.
The event, organized by ProDominicana, concluded with successful figures that consolidated it as one of the most dynamic in the last months of 2023 in the Dominican Republic and counted with the participation of ten companies from the logistics sector that were present in the rounds, the entity indicates in a press release.
The executive director of ProDominicana, Biviana Riveiro, said that Dominican producers are prepared to successfully enter the “competitive international market”, based on the quality and diversity that characterize local exports.
The products of greatest interest for the 16 countries attending the meeting
Riveiro considered the day’s meetings as another step towards the diversification of markets, highlighting 13 products of major interest to buyers:
He also added that “the Government is making efforts to close the year favorably in the commercialization of the exportable supply. We are creating spaces to approach new strategic markets”.
He pointed out that the business connections lead to a continuous follow-up from ProDominicana, to achieve the goals set. He also cited the commitment to continue promoting exports from the Dominican Republic, which have been promoted through the National Plan for the Promotion of Exports (PNFE).
Government projects 5.9% increase in exports despite “adverse situations”.
“Our focus is to continue diversifying and promoting Dominican exports in all international markets, with the sole purpose of continuing to work to energize our economy and achieve a better quality of life for all Dominicans,” he said.