Industry & Commerce Minister Victor (Ito) Bisono was in Quito, Ecuador for the signing of the agreement to start negotiations for a partial scope trade agreement, Ecuador President Guillermo Lasso reported on his X account on Wednesday, 15 November 2023.
The announcement is a follow-up of a previous agreement between Lasso and President Luis Abinader to take action to stimulate more trade between both countries.
“Thanks to the excellent relationship we have had with President Luis Abinader and his government, today we sign the instrument with which we begin the negotiations of a Partial Scope Agreement with the Dominican Republic,” Lasso wrote on his X network account. (formerly Twitter).
If the agreement is signed, Ecuador would become the first country in South America to have a trade agreement of this kind with a Caribbean country,” remarked the Lasso, who...