INDUSTRY MINISTER VÍCTOR BISONÓ ON THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC’S ECONOMIC GROWTH AND RESILIENCE - As the Dominican Republic prepares to host the IDB annual meeting and the sixth Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) Ministerial Meetings in March and the tenth Summit of the Americas in 2025, the year ahead presents a unique opportunity to spotlight strides in the country’s economic development and leadership including its fast-growing and dynamic private sector.
What are the Dominican Republic’s plans for advancing its role as part of the broader drive toward greater supply chain resilience in the Americas? What are the specific policies, and how are historic impediments being addressed, to attract foreign businesses and investors? What are the sectors and product opportunities that might catapult the Dominican Republic’s economic growth?
H.E. Víctor Bisonó Haza, Minister of Industry, Commerce, and SMEs of the Dominican Republic, discusses how to advance economic stability and supply chain resilience in what will be a consequential year for an important US partner. Minister Bisonó also addressed the steps taken to become a destination for nearshoring and to bring in new foreign investment.
ORIGINAL AIRDATE: 01/29/2024