Expert lists advantages in becoming the region’s logistics hub
Santo Domingo.- Dominican Logistics Centers and Operators Association (ASOLOGIC), president Salvador Figueroa Sánchez, on Wed. listed the advantages if the country becomes the region’s logistics hub and an international business center that consolidates exports so that with those coming from abroad can be re-embarked in small vessels and airplanes with short routes to supply the hemisphere’s market.
“This would reduce transport and distribution costs, which will represent a great opportunity for the local and foreign investor,” the business leader.
“For several years, business sectors have expressed their interest in expanding the Dominican Republic’s international trade, by taking advantage of its strategic geographical position, and it’s precisely at this moment when the country finds itself with the most favorable business climate to turn that desire into reality, in view of the initiatives and dispositions provided by the Executive Branch,” he said.
In an emailed statement, Figueroa added that the country’s current legal framework and appropriate pivotal provisions that help facilitate and expedite cross-border trade, “this being one of the priority purposes of the government’s agenda, which is the promotion of the country brand “Dominican Republic as an International Logistics Hub. “