Economy July 30, 2015 | 8:58 am

Medina wants wider strategy to boost exports

Santo Domingo.-President Danilo Medina on Wednesday headed the first meeting of the Presidency’sCommittee Promote to Exports (MPFE), and said he wants an effort to develop astrategy to bolster the sector.

In the over two-hour meetingat the National Palace were the heads of 14 government agencies and eight formthe private sector, who stated a willingness to cooperate.

Among other aspectsthe officials proposed strategic collaboration and stressed that from 2012 to 2014Dominican Republic exports, including free zones, jumped 11.0 percent, fromUS$8.9 billion to US$9.9 billion.

Medina pledgedsupport for the export sector and stressed his administration´s commitment to publicand private sector efforts to boost exports and expand markets for Dominicanproducts.

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