The mission, which included among others the executive director of the National Council of Special Free Zones (CNZFE), Luisa Fernández, and the president of the Dominican Free Zones Association (ADOZONA), Federico Domínguez, will participate in the “XXI Latin American Free Zones Conference” to be held in Tenerife, Spain, on November 1st to the 4th of this year.
The conference will analyze the role played by free zones in the economic and social development of those countries that have implemented this regime, and will agree on future joint actions with the common objective of strengthening and consolidating this industrial model.
As part of the conference they will visit logistics ports and free zone parks located in Barcelona, Cadiz, Tenerife, and Tangiers, Morocco, Africa, according to the Communications Director of the Ministry for Industry, Commerce, and Mipymes (MICM).
The mission in Tenerife will be headed by the Dominican Ambassador to Spain, Dr. Olivo Rodrigo Huertas, and will include the Executive Director of the National Free Zones Council, Luisa Fernández, as well as directors from the Dominican Free Zones Association (ADOZONA), free zone operators, and businessmen.
It is anticipated that the Tenerife conference will be attended by over 500 representatives from 25 countries which implement a free zone regime, who will be able to interact with businessmen from three continents: America, Europe, and Africa. It will also have panel discussions and expert speakers on international trade.
During this conference they will sign a Memorandum of Understanding in which the free zones attending will present their offerings in the startup of an Atlantic Free Corridor.
In Morocco the mission will be led by the head of MICM, Nelson Toca Simó, who has on his agenda meetings with authorities and businessmen from Morocco.