Enterprise Florida to Head to Dominican Republic for Trade Mission
Gov. Rick Scott, who usually attends Enterprise Florida's trade missions, will not be participating in the trip, which begins Sunday and ends next Wednesday.
The Dominican Republic is Florida's ninth largest trading partner, with $5.34 billion in two-way trade and the state's ninth largest export market with $2.95 billion in Florida exports. In addition, the Dominican Republic ranks as Florida's 10th largest import market, with $2.38 billion in imports.
According to Enterprise Florida, EFI hosted 19 major overseas events with 412 participants in fiscal year 2012-13. In all, 41 international trade events were held last fiscal year, generating nearly $726 million in total projected export sales reported.