Yearly trade with Haiti: US$1.1B formal; US$900.0M informal
Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s and trade with Haiti of around US$2.0 billion per year is split nearly evenly at US$1.1 billion formal and US$900.0 million informal, Industry and Commerce minister Jose del Castillo revealed Thursday.
Speaking at a luncheon for journalists and media executives, the official said the country’s capacity-building efforts continued throughout 2013, for its successful foray into markets abroad, through training for the various local industries, both big and small.
Accompanying del Castillo in the holiday luncheon were Deputy minister for MSEs Ignacio Méndez, and Yahaira Sosa, Deputy minister for Foreign Trade, among others.
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