BritCham Brexit Forum set for 9 August 2016
The British Chamber of Commerce announced that on Tuesday, 9 August 2016, a business forum will be convened that will analyze the impacts of Brexit as it relates to the Dominican Republic. The event will take place at the Hotel Embajador. Experts in international relations, politics, economy, trade and investment will be among the speakers. Implications in the short and medium term impacts will be analyzed, as well as future opportunities.
The forum entitled “A New Chapter in History: Relations between the United Kingdom and the Dominican Republic after Brexit”, will take an in depth look at the challenges ahead with the imminent exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union.
Jose A. Rodriguez, president of BritCham, spoke of the new economic reality and new challenges ahead. “Even though the Brexit option won by a slim margin and that the change will not happen overnight, the first global economic effects of this situation are already being felt,” he said. He explained the forum seeks to bring light to the new situation.
The forum is scheduled to start at 8am at the Hotel Embajador.
On the program are the UK Ambassador Chris Campbell and Deputy Vice Minister of Foreign Relations Cesar Dargam. Others scheduled to speak are Jean Alain Rodriguez, executive director of CEI-RD; Osmar Benítez, executive president of the Junta Agroempresarial Dominicana (JAD); economist Roberto Despradel, UK and Caribbean affairs expert David Jessop, among others.
Those interested in participating should contact Francesca Ortiz, executive director of the British Chamber of Commerce, at 809 729-3863 or by writing
July 21, 2016
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