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OBJECTIVES

The main objective of free zones is to attract foreign investment, boost exports, create jobs, ensure technology transfer, and promote regional development. Free zones have become an important sector of the economy, counting with great support from the people and government.

• 64 industrial parks
• 635 companies in operation
• +170,000 jobs
• + 300k indirect jobs
• US$4.4 billion investment
• US$ 5.6 billion exports

Of the total export of the country 

56%

DR is the country 

#4

In the list of exporters of medical devices to USA

Growth of the

43.3%

of GDP in the last 5 years

  • Strategic geographic location in the center of the Caribbean. Centrally located to both north and south markets of the Americas.
  • The Dominican Republic has more than 45 years with a political and social stability, characterized by a solid and lasting democracy.
  • Efficient labor market and highly skilled labor force at competitive cost and high productivity.
  • By 2017 there is a total of 71 parks operating in the DR.