Customs holds a seminar with Mipymes

Customs holds a seminar with Mipymes

The General Management of Customs (DGA) organized this seminar to encourage micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSME) Dominicans to export their products using the e-commerce on platforms such as Amazon, the entity reported Wednesday.

Eduardo Sanz Lovatón, director of the institution, stated in a press release that the initiative was carried out taking into account that the MSME they account for 60% of retail sales through this electronic platform, which causes their commercial activities to exceed $ 239 billion.

He said the business is part of the program Export morewith which the Customs promotes the growth of trade from the Dominican Republic to the rest of the world and consolidates the country as a Center Logistics.

During his speech at the workshop “How to export via Amazon”, held in the auditorium of the General Management of Customs (DGA), Sanz Lovatón, highlighted the importance of these companies in the trade sector.

“He specified that with this activity he wants to encourage Dominican companies to export their products through this and other platforms of e-commercewith the aim that the MSME the doors are opened to conduct business through the different online commerce channels.

Likewise, Sanz Lovatón highlighted the great opportunities that exist in the e-commerce for the MSMEsince, in Amazon alone, over 1.9 million micro, small and medium-sized enterprises participate by selling their products.

This activity is part of the Exporta Más program, with which the DGA promotes the growth of trade from the Dominican Republic to the rest of the world and consolidates the country as a Center Logistics.

During his speech at the workshop “How to export via Amazon”, held in the auditorium of the General Management of Customs (DGA), the director general of the institute, Eduardo Sanz Lovatón, stressed the importance of these companies in the trade sector. Likewise, he specified that with this activity the aim is to encourage Dominican companies to export their products through this and other platforms of e-commercewith the aim that the MSME the doors are opened to conduct business through the different online commerce channels.

Likewise, Sanz Lovatón highlighted the great opportunities that exist in the e-commerce for the MSMEsince, in Amazon alone, over 1.9 million micro, small and medium-sized enterprises participate by selling their products.

He also assured that the MSME they represent an important pillar of the country’s economy and that is why the government led by Luis Abinader will work to help them grow.

“To cite an example, the official explained that in the 24 Hour Dispatch Program alone, 68% of the companies that use it are MSME”, He shrunk.

The note indicated that the business is also intended to provide all support from Customs and other allied institutions from the public and private sectors, undergoing learning, training and facilities, to export their products via Amazon to any e-commerce.

The head of the collection agency said that his management will make the necessary efforts to provide them with tools to help concretize and apply what they have learned so that

it can follow in the footsteps of others who have been successful in this practice of conquering international markets through Internet trading.

During his speech, Johannes Kelner, Deputy Director of Customshe said that this seminar seeks to motivate Dominican companies to export more and, in turn, urged them to use the facilities provided by the government led by the president, Abinader and the DGA, to advertise their products externally.

“Increasing exports means doing international business, generating foreign currency, growing, generating quality jobs, adding value to our products and services as a country and improving our economy. All this represents a goal that we want to achieve as management and that is why there is ´Exporta Más´ ”, added Kelner.

The workshop also saw the participation of Guillermo Hersch, representative of Amazon, who illustrated in detail the opportunities offered by this platform MSME Dominicans can place their products in markets such as the United States.

Hersch explained the different business models offered by Amazon, as well as the requirements these companies must meet in both the country of origin and destination of the products.

Luis Miura, director of the Dominican Confederation of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, INC (Codopyme), congratulated the management carried out by the director Sanz Lovatón, both for the good work done in customs of the country, as well as for supporting initiatives like this one, which promote and support the country’s productive sectors.

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