Santo Domingo.- The Economy Ministry on Tuesday received the results of a study conducted over 15 months by the Technological Institute of Monterrey sponsored by CEMEX Dominicana, which identifies opportunities for economic and social development in the country’s provinces and municipalities.
CEMEX Dominicana president Carlos Gonzalez said he’s satisfied for contributing with its corporate social responsibility policy to promote provincial and municipal development of a country such as the Dominican Republic, where the biggest cement maker has operated during the last 20 years.
CEMEX Dominicana donated US$401,000 for the study whose total cost was US$651,000.
"We thank the Tecnologico Instituto of Monterrey for having shared with the Dominican government all its experience and methodologies, tools that promote the growth of this great nation," said Gonzalez.
The agreement to conduct the study "Knowledge Transfer Model and Support for the design of the Regional Program for Local Economic Development of the Dominican Republic" was signed in March 2014 by Gonzalez; Economy Minister Temistocles Montas and Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey director Amado Villarreal.