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The Jamaican Government is welcoming news that the off-loading of the most recent shipment of Jamaican cement exported by Caribbean Cement Company Ltd. to the Dominican Republic has begun.

The consignment of cement, valued at some US$250,000 had been prevented by interests in the Dominican Republic from being off-loaded since mid-April.

In response to the commencement  off-loading, Minister of Industry, Investment & Commerce, Karl Samuda described it as a positive development that can only serve to enhance and improve trading relations between Jamaica and the Dominican Republic.

Minister Samuda added that he looks forward to future cooperation between both countries with respect to the export of cement and other products to the Dominican Republic.

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