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Rick Scott announces trade mission to Dominican Republic

Gov. Rick Scott announced his next trade mission today from his @ItsWorkingFL Twitter account devoted to jobs and economic news:

Today, @FLGovScott announced his 11th trade mission to the Dominican Republic, FL’s 9th largest trading partner. #ItsWorking

Here are more details from the News Service of Florida:

Gov. Rick Scott plans to lead a trade delegation to the Dominican Republic in late February, according to Enterprise Florida, the state's public-private business recruitment organization. Enterprise Florida sent an email Monday announcing that it was looking for business to join the mission to Santo Domingo.

"The mission will be an excellent opportunity for small and medium-sized businesses in Florida to expand their reach into the Caribbean region," said Commerce Secretary Gray Swoope, who also serves as president and CEO of Enterprise Florida, in a press release.

Scott has also traveled to Panama, Canada, Brazil, Israel, Spain, Britain, Colombia, Chile and France on trade missions since taking office in 2011.