Within the framework of the Annual Investment Meeting, organized by the government of the United Arab Emiratesthe Export and Investment Center of the Dominican Republic (ProDominican) was recognized with the AIM Global 2023 Investment Award as one of the best investment promotion agencies in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The award to ProDominicana was received by Julio Castaños Zouainambassador of the Dominican Republic in the United Arab Emirates, representing the executive director of ProDominicana, Biviana Riveiro Disla.
Riveiro indicated that “At ProDominicana we are proud to be recognized as one of the best agencies of promotion of the investment that works to contribute to the dynamism of the Dominican economy, facilitating access to all investors. These prizes are results of the efforts we have made during our management to generate value for investors and to continue expanding their investments in the different sectors of the Dominican economy, thanks to the facilities and attractions that our country offers to all investors”, he assured.
The executive director highlighted the importance of combining efforts to continue promoting the main investment sectors that the Dominican Republic has around the world, as well as the tools that have been created to facilitate investment access to the country, such as the single investment window (VUI), the record digital investment and guide investment, available in 10 languages, managed by ProDominicana to continue promoting the country to become the destination par excellence for attracting FDI in the region and one of the most vibrant economies in Latin America and the Caribbean”, he reiterated.
In that order, the recognition of the institution is given in a positive context for the country. According to the official figures of the central bank of the Dominican Republic, in terms of foreign direct investment, registered an interannual growth of 25.5% during the 2022 period, reaching the sum of US$4,010.4 million, equivalent to an absolute growth of an additional US$813.6 million, in relation to the year 2021.
The awards Global Investment Award are awarded during the United Arab Emirates Government Annual Investment Meeting with the aim of recognizing the performance that investment promotion agencies have had worldwide. Likewise, the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) is an influential platform that brings together investors, officials and business leaders from around the world to foster economic growth and international cooperation through investment.