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Trade and investment agreement signed between Curacao and the Dominican Republic
Published on January 20, 2017 Email To Friend    Print Version

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(L-R): The Consul of the Dominican Republic in Curacao Francisco A. Francisco, Taiana Mora of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in the Dominican Republic and Wilbert Geertruida of ADECK

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- An agreement was signed last Tuesday in the office of the consul of the Dominican Republic in Curacao; between ADECK; the Association of Small and Medium size business in Curacao and the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in the Dominican Republic.

The agreement is intended to promote interrelation in the business communities interested in doing business and investing in the Dominican Republic and in Curacao.

Also to realize studies, coordinate activities and recommend to the respective governments to reach economical, commercial, technological, cultural and tourism cooperation; between the two countries.

The desire is also to promote technical assistance via the mutual commercial information and technology between the countries.

Programs to support mutual sector development for agriculture, beauty, wellness, information technology, creative industries must be organized; like other sectors of both interests.

There also must be the development of activities to promote business and economical cooperation between the two countries, while paying attention to sport using cluster technology to reach the goals.

President of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in the Dominican Republic Taiana Mora said that this is how they reached an agreement that will serve both Curacao as the Dominican Republic.

She sees many possibilities especially for the agricultural business.

President of ADECK Wilbert Geertruida said that he sees this as a good challenge that for sure will benefit the agriculture of Curacao.

“We are doing all this for the sector and it will get the best of us,” Geertruida said.

Consul general of the Dominican Republic in Curacao Francisco Francisco expressed his gratitude for the fact that the signing took place in his office.

“2017 is for us also a big challenge, we do want this agreement to be successful since we do consider us family of Curacao,” the consul said.

The agreement was signed by Wilbert Geertruida of ADECK and Taiana Mora of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in the Dominican Republic.

Republished with permission of the Curacao Chronicle
 
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