BRITCHAM participates at international meeting of Chambers of Commerce
The BRITCHAM, represented by the Executive Director Francesca Ortiz, exchanged experiences and best practices with representatives of British Chambers of Commerce in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The British Chamber of Commerce of the Dominican Republic (BRITCHAM) participated in the XIV Annual Meeting of the British Chambers of Commerce in Lima, Peru, organized by the association of these entities throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, BritLan .
With the presence of representatives of the British Chambers of Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela, the Executive Director of the BRITCHAM, Francesca Ortiz, participated in a work agenda in which experiences and good practices were presented by the different countries.
"Participating in this important regional meetings allows us to identify best practices to further strengthen the important role played by BRITCHAM in the country and the services we offer to our members," said Francesca Ortiz, Executive Director of the institution.
Also, the regional impacts following the decision of the UK to leave the European Union and actions were defined together to further strengthen the important trade that the region has with UK were analyzed.
"This new scenario offers potential opportunities to strengthen trade relations in the region with the United Kingdom. We reiterate our commitment to continue to promote, facilitate and increase the exchange between the Dominican Republic and UK. From the BRITCHAM offer full support to the authorities of both countries to achieve the necessary agreements in order to protect trade and investment between the two countries", expressed the Executive Director of the BRITCHAM.
The UK is currently the largest trading partner of the Dominican Republic in Europe, with trade of about US$ 300 million each year. Also, British investments installed in the Dominican territory amount to US$ 1.000 billion in various sectors such as film, financial services, food, beverages, call centers, pharmaceuticals, among others.
BritLan is an international network founded in 2003 to maintain and develop business links between the official British Chambers of Commerce operating in Latin America and the Caribbean.