Department of Economic Development and Commerce (DDEC)Government of Puerto Rico
The Department of Economic Development and Commerce (DEDC) serves as the umbrella entity for key economic development agencies in Puerto Rico. Created in 1994, the DEDC is at the leading edge of Governor García-Padilla's policy of taking the most out of Puerto Rico's fiscal autonomy as a tool for promoting local and foreign investment. This vision allows for the creation of thousands of jobs in manufacturing, aerospace, telecommunications and information technology, engineering services, scientific research and others.
To achieve these strategic goals, the DEDC is working on initiatives that:
Department of Economic Development and Commerce