Shanghai, China and Pro Dominicana look into more trade

The Export and Investment Center of the Dominican Republic (ProDominicana) and the Ministry of Foreign Relations (Mirex) hosted a government and business delegation from the city of Shanghai, China. The Chinese came to explore business opportunities in the country.

The business people seek to sell more Chinese goods. Pro Dominicana is interested in placing more Dominican products in the Shanghai market.

The meeting was headed by the executive director of ProDominicana, Biviana Riveiro Disla, and Ambassador Reinaldo Rafael Espinal, director of Relations with Asia of MIREX, on behalf of the Minister of Foreign Relations Roberto Álvarez.

The mission was introduced to agriculture, real estate developments, tourism, export free zone and others.

A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Shanghai Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and the Export and Investment Center of the Dominican Republic (ProDominicana) to promote bilateral trade, investment, economic and technological cooperation, and support in activities such as seminars, international conferences, training for entrepreneurs and business missions between the two countries.

The mission came through a joint effort of the Deputy Ministry for Economic Affairs and International Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Relations, the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in China, and the Consulate General of the Dominican Republic in Shanghai, the authorities of the city of Shanghai, the Embassy of China in the Dominican Republic and ProDominicana.

The Ministry of Foreign Relations says the initiative is a milestone in the Dominican Government’s ongoing effort in its commitment to comply with its foreign policy, which seeks to boost the economy by attracting foreign investment.

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Ministry of Foreign Relations

21 September 2023