2020News

Strengthening the ties between the DR and the United States; AmCham is holding Dominican Week 2020 online

The American Chamber of Commerce of the Dominican Republic (AmChamDR) presents its 28th edition of Dominican Week from October 19 to 30. The Dominican Week this year will be held online. The discussions and talks focus on competitiveness and how to improve the investment climate. Learn more about the US plans for the country and the region.

The American Chamber of Commerce is stepping up efforts to position the Dominican Republic as a “nearshore” destination for US manufacturing. As part of promotional efforts for Dominican Week, the board of Am Cham met with Foreign Relations Minister Roberto Alvarez. This was also an opportunity to discuss the importance of positioning the country for integrating manufacturing to the value chains in the United States. Also discussed was the importance of developing the potential of the country as a regional logistics hub.

AmChamDR is promoting the privileged geographical position of the Dominican Republic now that many US companies are relocating their supply chain to closer markets. Also discussed was the commitment of both institutions to strengthening the rule of law and promoting innovation and digital transformation in organizations, business sustainability, and resilience.

The meeting was attended by Ramon Ortega, president; Roberto Herrera, vice president; Francesca Rainieri, secretary; and William Malamud, executive vice president of AMChamDR; Foreign Minister Roberto Alvarez; Hugo Rivera, and Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs and International Cooperation.

As a bi-national business association, the American Chamber of Commerce works to create a favorable business climate for sustainable trade and investment between the Dominican Republic and the United States and also facilitates access to business opportunities that allow the development and growth of its members. AmCham has a membership of around 1,600 countries in the Dominican Republic.

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Dominican Week

15 October 2020