Biviana Riveiro, Managing Director of the Dominican Republic’s Export and Investment Center (ProDominicana), said total exports of goods from the Dominican Republic to the Caribbean Islands show a 25% year-on-year growth between January and November 2021. .
Places with the highest volume of Dominican products by 2021: 51% in Haiti, 32% in Puerto Rico and 2% in Trinidad and Tobago. US $ 1,703.1 million worth of exports to this group of countries have been set at the highest value of exports in the first eleven months of the last decade.
“The growth reflected during that period is a sign of the diversification of our companies and manufacturers. It is a sign that we are regaining a favorable position in global markets,” Rivero said.
The major exports to the Caribbean were cotton fabrics at 8%, medical equipment and accessories at 7%, followed by T-shirts and T-shirts at 6%, Portland cement at 4% and other products, according to a press release. . The 15 major products account for 46% of total exports.
Riveiro said, “The increase in business transactions, thanks to our excellent geographical location, has led to the creation of a business opening process for the international exchange of goods and services, which is an extraordinary opportunity for profitable and successful businesses, including a solid judiciary. Great place.