Jumpstart Your Product Export Sales to the Caribbean Basin
The Caribbean Basin has proven to be an appealing and profitable market for U.S. companies for many years. U.S. exports of agricultural products to this market totaled US$4.4 billion in 2021, a strong increase of 21% over the prior year.
U.S. Food & Agricultural Product Imports to the Caribbean by the Numbers (2021):
U.S. Consumer-Oriented Foods – US$831.8 billion
U.S. Processed Foods – US$1.5 billion
By the year 2026, Euromonitor projects that retail sales in the packaged food market in the Caribbean will reach US$9.3 billion, a growth of 32.2%, or US$2.3 billion.
In addition to Dominican Republic, buyers from Jamaica and Trinidad will be considered.
Due to the nature of the global pandemic and its impact on international travel, please consider resources such a www.travel.state.gov when determining if this event is appropriate for you or your company.
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One-on-one meetings with qualified buyers
Pre-event custom product research including market overview, importation analysis and distribution analysis
Market briefing by local USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service
Retail store tour
Translation of up to 2 pages of materials to Spanish
Inclusion in Trade Mission digital brochure containing your company profile, contact details and product lines
On-site assistance by Food Export’s In-Market Representative
Identifying top leads
February 6 – U.S. suppliers arrive in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
February 7 – Marketing briefing by local USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service and Retail tour
Our educational webinars provide up-to-date exporter intelligence regarding specific markets, logistics, trade financing, documentation, how to meet and follow-up with international buyers, and much more.
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