Dubai, Dominican Customs work together to boost trade
Santo Domingo. – Dubai is committed to the operational progress of Dominican Customs and its opening to global trade as evidenced by a United Arab Emirates (UAE) technical mission working together with the Customs Agency to evaluate and improve its capacity.
The Emirates mission, headed by Customs World CEO Faisal Eissa Lutfi and Dubai Customs External Relations director Ravi Kumar, seeks to ensure that the country is prepared to become a logistics community.
“The diagnosis of customs specialists in Dubai seeks to boost efficiency in Dominican Customs services, tax collection, security and income protection, as well as strengthening its anti-smuggling capacity to consolidate a secure society and strengthen economic growth,” the mission said in a statement.
It will also enhance the country’s capacity and strengthen its position as a regional trading hub in the Caribbean and facilitate global trade.
Customs director Enrique A. Ramírez stressed the agreement’s materialization and the actions carried out as part of its ongoing transformation, to make it a true facilitator of trade, with simpler, clearer and safer processes, in which technology plays a fundamental role, resulting in greater income for the country.