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DEXIA is a public sector institution established by Act No.14, which was created to spearhead the development of Dominica's export sector with a focus on Agriculture, Agro-Processing, and more recently, the cultural industries and Professional Business Services sectors.
DEXIA with other stakeholder groups developed and launched the NES. The NES targeted six priority sectors in which DEXIA would play a key role in building capacity and competitiveness. They are Agriculture, Agro-Processing, Energy and Natural Resources, Cultural Industries, Professional Business Services and Tourism
The Agency also oversees two Multi-Purpose Pack Houses (MPPH)(Need link) in Roseau and Portsmouth respectively. The Export Promotion and Development Department (EPDD), Commercial Department(which handles sale of rice and sugar) and the Central Servivces Department (which deals with HR, Administration) are all located at its office on the Dame Mary Eugenia Charles Boulevard. DEXIA is also responsible for the Roseau Market
We function as a Trade Promotion Office (TPO) and Business Support Office and are attached to the Ministry of Commerce, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business and Export Development.
DEXIA Development Objectives
To be the foremost marketing Agency in the Eastern Caribbean, being a leading supplier of good quality produce and marketing services to both the private and public sectors.
DEXIA is committed to the provision of quality marketing services and the efficient delivery of safe products to our customers, through the adoption of total quality management practices.
Dominica is an island in the Eastern Caribbean between the French islands of Guadeloupe to the north and Martinique to the south. Known as the “Nature Island of the Caribbean,” Dominica boasts a rich ecosystem within its 290 square miles which is ideal for its large agricultural sector and burgeoning ecotourism industry – two key sectors in the Dominica economy and two of the pillar areas in the country’s National Export Strategy (NES) co-created by DEXIA.
The island has a number of MSMEs engaged in various sectors to include agro-processing, arts and craft, and the creative sector. We at DEXIA are actively pursuing our mandate to build capacity and competitiveness within Dominica’s export sector.