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Benefits of Doing Business in the Dominican Republic

Benefits of Doing Business in the Dominican Republic

The benefits of doing business in the Dominican Republic attract prospective businesses from all over the world. The country is located in the heart of the Caribbean, in the Hispaniola island, where Eastern and Western values meet. It creates an ideal climate for business development.  As a country with a unique culture, history, and business climate, the Dominican Republic has a lot to offer. As part of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), and other treaties with North America and the European Union, the country has opened its market to foreign businesses and new development opportunities. The Dominican Republic receives one of the largest pools of European funding for infrastructure and development which shows great potential for facilitating future business. Find out the benefits of doing business in the Dominican Republic, and why you should consider expanding to the developing Caribbean region. Doing business in the Dominican Republic: strategic geographical location Located on the crossroads between Eastern and Western Caribbean, the Dominican Republic is a trade link between the large markets of Central, South, and North America for trade and transport. The country shares only the border with Haiti, is close to US hub Miami and developing Central American economies, offering wide trade opportunities. The Dominican Republic also benefits from a free flow of goods and services as a member of CARICOM and DR-CAFTA. The CARICOM is made up of 15 Member countries and an additional 5 Associate Members based in the...

Business and Finance Expert Loren Moss Discusses Commerce in Colombia

Business and Finance Expert Loren Moss Discusses Commerce in Colombia

Biz Latin Hub’s Chelsea Heywood was privileged to connect with Loren Moss, Executive Editor and Publisher of Finance Colombia. Loren also juggles publishing, editorial, and business intelligence and analysis operations for FinanceAmericas, Cognitive Business and Unido Digital. Loren Moss discusses his pathway to developing quality English-language news publications for finance and commerce in Colombia, and insights on opportunities, challenges and the evolution of commerce in Colombia and the wider region. Loren discusses his pathway to developing quality English-language news publications for finance and commerce in Colombia, and provides insights on opportunities, challenges and the evolution of commerce in Colombia and the wider region. What motivated you to produce leading English-language publications Finance Colombia and FinanceAmericas? I was working as an analyst for a research firm in the US, covering Latin America. I was living in Miami, and I got tired of Miami after having lived there for about 5 years. I already knew Colombia very well, and had been impressed by the economy’s progress and the gains the country was making socially and politically. So, I decided to spend some time down here. I had maintained apartments in Colombia, but hadn’t lived here full time. I decided to live here and make Colombia my formal address. So, your time living here in Colombia is what drove you to create those publications in English? I saw that there was no English language business publication focussed on commerce in Colombia. There were general lifestyle publications for...

Camilo Mantilla Discusses People and Commerce in Central America

Camilo Mantilla Discusses People and Commerce in Central America

Camilo Mantilla shares his insights on human, sociopolitical and commercial conditions in Central America. Biz Latin Hub's Daniela Bogotá and Chelsea Heywood had the privilege of connecting with Camilo Mantilla to gain his insights on human, sociopolitical and commercial conditions in Central America. In his current role as International Advisor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, Camilo focusses on security and public safety in Mexico. He previously worked as a Legal Advisor and Project Manager for the United Nations in Colombia and Central America, where he supported foreign-owned and publicly traded companies do business and implement risk management strategies. Camilo is a Colombian lawyer with a Master’s degree in International Law from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.   Read about Camilo's valuable perspectives on opportunities and challenges for development and commerce in Central America. Can you share with us your experience in security, migration, law, and sustainability and commerce in the Central and South American context? I’ve had a rewarding experience in international relations combined across private and public sector institutions. I first worked as in-house Counsel with private businesses and the United Nations in different Latin American jurisdictions. Also, I launched and bootstrapped novel enterprises relating to conflict communities, risk management, and migration management in complex settings in Central and South America. Most of this work focused on improving services and infrastructure for...

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