The Guatemalan government announced the elimination of visa requirements for Dominicans entering the country.
The announcement was made in the Dominican Republic by the Guatemalan ambassador in that country, Giovanni Castillo.
Elnuevodiario.com.do reported the diplomat's statements: "I want to announce that in the interest of strengthening trade, business, tourism and our relationship as brotherly countries, visa requirements for travel to Guatemala by Dominicans will be removed.”
Russians are willing to buy the entire crop of coffee produced in the Dominican Republic to ship it to their country.
Valery Zavarzin, director of Moscow Coffee House, explained that as part of the goal they have already bought land measuring 2,000 "tareas" (a "tarea" of land is equivalent to 628.86 Mts ²) in Azua in order to plant the aromatic and then export it to the Russian market.
At the end of 2014, exports from free zones totaled $5,242 million, equivalent to 53% of total exports from the country.
The sectors that reported the most exports are medical and pharmaceutical products with 25%, textiles 24%; electrical products, with 14%; tobacco and derivatives, with 11%; footwear and components, with 9%.