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Canada ready for exports from Dominican Republic

Thursday, May 22, 2014 > 13:03:17

(Dominican Today)

Santo Domingo.- Dominican-Canadian Chamber of Commerce president Eduardo Domínguez on Wednesday urged local business leaders to take advantage of the potential of the market in Canada, the world’s second largest nation, whose 35 million population consumed around US$471.0 billion of imported goods last year.

He said imports to Canada jumped to around US$13.8 billion in 2013, or a 7% average annual growth in the last five years, making that country the world’s 11th biggest market for imports.

The business leader said Canada’s imports are from traditional partners, and North America, which he affirms have fallen in the last decade.

He listed Dominican products which could be exported to Canada, such as vegetables, tubers, nuts, tobacco and cocoa products, in addition to industrial items such a fabrics, weaved garments, pharmaceuticals, footwear, among others.

The president of the Dominican-Canadian Chamber of Commerce headed the opening of the seminar-workshop "Become an exporter to Canada" at the Dominican Republic Center Export and Investment of the (CEI-RD), to show how to prepare products for export to that nation.
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