Dominican Republic

8 measures notified in Cat. C

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Category C analysis

Dominican Republic has requested assistance and support for capacity building for a total number of 8 measures as detailed below.

5.3.1
5.3.2
5.3.3

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2021

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• There is a need for technical and financial support and benchmarking with more developed countries, whose best practices must also be examined and adopted.
• US$150,000 is required to implement this measure.
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Tags: Diagnostic and Needs Assessment, Human resources and training

7.4.1
7.4.2
7.4.3
7.4.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2021

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• Technical and financial support is needed to successfully address all of the risks identified and those that may arise in the process.
• Design a risk management plan to assess and identify the long-, medium- and short term capacity and infrastructure needed to optimize waiting, loading and unloading times for goods transported to and from our ports.
• Set up comprehensive risk management taking into account all bilateral and global agreements.
• Technical assistance is needed so that all institutions concerned with foreign trade (tariffs, taxes, sanitary and phytosanitary matters, etc.) can have a comprehensive risk management system.
• US$1,000,000 is required to implement this measure.

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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Diagnostic and Needs Assessment, Institutional procedures

7.6.1
7.6.2

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2021

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• Capacity building is necessary to enable the officials concerned to conduct time release studies.
• Technical assistance is needed so that all institutions concerned with foreign trade (tariffs, taxes, sanitary and phytosanitary matters, etc.) can have a comprehensive risk management system.
• US$1,000,000 is required to implement this measure.

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Tags: Institutional procedures, Human resources and training

7.8.1 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g), (h)
7.8.2 (a), (b), (c), (d)
7.8.3

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2021

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• It is necessary to implement a communication strategy and to establish a stronger supervision programme.
• Technical assistance is needed so that all institutions concerned with foreign trade (tariffs, taxes, sanitary and phytosanitary matters, etc.) can have a comprehensive risk management system.
• US$5,000,000 is required to implement this measure.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Institutional procedures

7.9.1 (a), (b)
7.9.2
7.9.3
7.9.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2021

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• Technical and financial support is needed to facilitate the traceability of goods; we also need to create and/or update a mechanism to control and monitor goods from source to final destination.
• Design of an electronic alert and notification system.
• Expert advice on the preparation of a handbook on managing perishables, and development of standards to improve the cold chain for perishable goods.
• Creation of infrastructure, modification of processes, workshops, etc., and quantification of the cost of such projects and programmes.
• Technical assistance is needed so that all institutions concerned with foreign trade (tariffs, taxes, sanitary and phytosanitary matters, etc.) can have a comprehensive risk management system.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Diagnostic and Needs Assessment, Institutional procedures

8.1
8.2 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e)

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2021

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• Inter-agency communication strategy. IT infrastructure to ensure effective communication among border agencies and foster the cultural change needed to streamline processes.
• Technical assistance is needed so that all institutions concerned with foreign trade (tariffs, taxes, sanitary and phytosanitary matters, etc.) can have a comprehensive risk management system.
• US$500,000 is required to implement this measure.


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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Infrastructure and equipment, Institutional procedures

10.2.1
10.2.2
10.2.3

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2021

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• Procedures and the risk management system must be re-designed and equipment, software and vehicles purchased for the verification process. It is also necessary to invest in staff training.
• It is necessary to strengthen the inspection systems of the National Drug Control Directorate (DNCD), the Ministries of Agriculture and Defence, and the Specialized Agency for Airport and Civil Aviation Security (CESAC).
• Technical assistance is needed so that all institutions concerned with foreign trade (tariffs, taxes, sanitary and phytosanitary matters, etc.) can have a comprehensive risk management system.
• US$5,000,000 is required to implement this measure.

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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Infrastructure and equipment, Institutional procedures, Human resources and training

10.4.1
10.4.2
10.4.3
10.4.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2021

Definitive date of implementation
31 December 2021


Assistance required for implementation

• Technical and financial assistance is needed, as well as involvement of the public and private sectors in the recruitment of experts and the procurement of IT and infrastructure.
• The VUE must be linked to several accredited quality control laboratories to guarantee the conformity of products for export.
• The objectives and scope of this tool (Decree No. 626-12) need to be evaluated, adjusted and strengthened to bring it into line with the long-, medium- and short-term strategies and objectives of this global trade agreement.
• Procurement of technological resources for institutions working with customs authorities and for the logistics community, and re-engineering.
• Implementation of a communication strategy to foster cultural change among staff of institutions concerned with foreign trade.
• Technical assistance is needed so that all institutions concerned with foreign trade (tariffs, taxes, sanitary and phytosanitary matters, etc.) can have a comprehensive risk management system.
• US$10,000,000 is required to implement this measure.

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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Institutional procedures

Legend

C Fully notified in C Cp Partially notified in C E Extension of time requested
Donor arrangement notified Donor arrangement not yet notified