President Luis Abinader announced the creating of the Presidential Table for Industrialization (Mesa Presidencial de la Industrialización). The plan is to reactivate free zones and the industrial sector to add 200,000 jobs, attract investment, and compete in international markets. Abinader spoke during an event streamed from the Presidential Palace on 28 October 2020.
“Despite the problems we are now experiencing due to the pandemic, the Dominican Republic continues to be an attractive country for industrial investment. There is a lot of interest,” Abinader stressed.
The head of state said that many businessmen are showing “unprecedented” confidence in the present and future of the country.
“This initiative could mean more than 200,000 new jobs in our country, if we do what is necessary,” he said.
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