Announcement Eighth Edition of the Dominican Week in the United Kingdom


SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic.– The British Chamber of Commerce in the Dominican Republic (BRITCHAM) and the Dominican Embassy in London announced the eighth edition of the Dominican Week in the United Kingdom, which will take place from October 17 to 24 in London.

The event seeks to diversify trade and investment flows between the United Kingdom and the Dominican Republic, with an emphasis on seeking to turn the country into the Logistics Center of the Americas. Also, in view of the fact that climate change is one of the most important challenges of this 21st century, a large agenda has been structured to address and identify concrete actions in the field of climate mitigation and resilience.

The Dominican Week in the United Kingdom takes place in collaboration with the British Embassy in Santo Domingo. During the activity, ministerial meetings will be held with representatives of the United Kingdom to address issues such as the continuity of trade relations between the two “post-Brexit” countries, increase investments and exports between the two nations, and structure a collaboration agenda to build a strategy of climate resilience in four important axes such as energy and hydrocarbons, infrastructure and urban planning, transport and logistics, and innovation and ICT, among other issues.

It will have the participation of representatives of the public and private sector, headed by the Minister of Industry and Commerce and MSMEs, Arch. Nelson Toca Simó, and the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Ing. Angel Estevez.

“The Dominican Week represents the most important set of activities for the creation of networks and business relationships, and it is already the main promotional space for Dominican investments in the United Kingdom. It is truly a unique opportunity to network and expand business boundaries, ”said Leonel Melo, president of BRITCHAM.

Francesca Ortiz, executive director of the British Chamber, said that “during this Eighth Dominican Week in the United Kingdom we will talk with official interlocutors in the government and the British Parliament about all aspects of the growing and diverse British-Dominican relations, which should continue unchanged during and after Brexit ”.

The edition of the Dominican Week in the United Kingdom is possible thanks to the collaboration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic, the Ministry of Tourism, the General Directorate of Cinema, and the sponsorship of INICIA, Pernod Ricard Dominicana, Lift Air Group , DP Wolrd, Reserve Bank, OMG, TIMM, among others