president Kai Schoenhals says that mining is behind the main increase in exports this year.
Shoenhals, the new president of the Dominican Association of Exporters (Adoexpo
) said that in 2009 imports were US$12 billion, vs exports of US$5.4 billion, reports El Caribe (March 25, 2010).
Speaking at a Dominican Association of Exporters (ADOEXPO
) luncheon meeting, Customs Dept (DGA) head Rafael Camilo said the local manufacturing sector has benefited from the upswing in exports, adding that the commercial, transport and farming sectors have also increased exports to Haiti.