JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Development is hosting a building/construction exposition and business development mission to the Caribbean.
The trip will be from March 1-7 with stops in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
Officials say the trip will connect Mississippi firms in the building and construction industry with business opportunities in those three Caribbean markets.
Rose Boxx, MDA's Latin America trade specialist, says U.S. exports to the Caribbean have increased substantially over the past few years. She says the trip is an opportunity for Mississippi businesses whose products and services are used for construction projects to get into the market.
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