Biviana Riveiro Disla, Executive Director of the Dominican Republic Export and Investment Center (ProDominicana), highlighted the representation of the Dominican exportable offer at the World Food Moscow food fair held in Russia from September 21-24, 2021.
The agro-industrial and manufacturing sector will be participating in this international fair, as well as rum, tobacco and derivatives with the presentation of Dominican products.
Riveiro valued the opportunity that Moscow represents for Dominican exports. “The diversity of the Russian market opens endless possibilities for the goods and services of our exporters, especially now that new commercial and cargo flights will begin from different points of origin on Russian soil,” added Riveiro.
The Dominican Republic’s trade exchange with Russia between 2015 and July 2021 amounts to US$ 664.0 million. Of this, Dominican exports accounted for 8.9 percent.
Riveiro also positively valued the diplomatic management of the plenipotentiary ambassador of the Dominican Republic to Russia Hans Dannenberg, who has led the negotiations for the total opening of the borders between both nations. Likewise, new opportunities have been opened for the internationalization of MSMEs and the attraction of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).
Upon arrival in Moscow, the ProDominicana export team visited the Green Fields company in Russia. The largest importers of exotic fruits. Green Fields is currently doing business with Dominican mango and pineapple exporters and wishes to develop new product lines and suppliers.
Among the Dominican companies offering their products at World Food Moscow are: Ely Import & Export, ProAgroDominicana, Dominican Association of Rum Producers (ADOPRON), Industrias Banilejas (INDUBAN), Fruitganic, Sylvan Foods, Azukar Gourmet, Color Café, Baldom, Bon Agroindustrial, Little Island Honey, Definite Chocolat, Grupo Bocel, Hey Shuga, José Lantigua Export, Freshpack Agricultural Products.